from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A personal record of occurrences, experiences, and reflections kept on a regular basis; a diary.
- n. An official record of daily proceedings, as of a legislative body.
- n. Nautical A ship's log.
- n. Accounting A daybook.
- n. Accounting A book of original entry in a double-entry system, listing all transactions and indicating the accounts to which they belong.
- n. A newspaper.
- n. A periodical presenting articles on a particular subject: a medical journal.
- n. The part of a machine shaft or axle supported by a bearing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Daily.
- n. A diary or daily record of a person, organization, vessel etc.; daybook.
- n. A newspaper or magazine dealing with a particular subject.
- n. The part of a shaft or axle that rests on bearings.
- n. A chronological record of changes made to a database or other system; along with a backup or image copy that allows recovery after a failure or reinstatement to a previous time; a log.
- v. To archive or record something.
- v. To scrapbook.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Daily; diurnal.
- n. A diary; an account of daily transactions and events.
- n. A book of accounts, in which is entered a condensed and grouped statement of the daily transactions.
- n. A daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, weather, incidents of the voyage, etc.
- n. The record of daily proceedings, kept by the clerk.
- n. A newspaper published daily
- n. That which has occurred in a day; a day's work or travel; a day's journey.
- n. That portion of a rotating piece, as a shaft, axle, spindle, etc., which turns in a bearing or box. See Illust. of Axle box.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Daily; quotidian; diurnal.
- n. A diary or daily record; an account of daily transactions or events; a book or paper containing such an account or made for entering it; any record of a series of transactions.
- n. Specifically— In bookkeeping by double entry: A book in which every particular article or charge is distinctly entered from the day-book or blotter under each day's date, as a “debit” to a person and “credit” to a thing, or vice versa, and thus systematized or classed to facilitate posting to the ledger.
- n. A day-book.
- n. Nautical, a daily register of the ship's course and distance, the winds, the weather, and other circumstances
- n. A newspaper or other periodical published daily; hence, any publication issued at successive periods containing reports or records of current events of any kind.
- n. In mining, a record of the strata passed through in sinking.
- n. A day's work or travel; a journey.
- n. In machinery, that part of a shaft or axle which rests in the bearings. See first cut under axle-box.
- pret. and pp. journaled or journalled, ppr. journaling or journalling.
- In machinery, to insert, as a shaft, in a journal-bearing.
- To enter in a journal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a periodical dedicated to a particular subject
- n. the part of the axle contained by a bearing
- n. a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
- n. a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
- n. a record book as a physical object
Middle English, breviary, from Old French, daily, breviary, from Late Latin diurnālis, daily; see diurnal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French journal ("daily"), from Latin diurnālis, from diurnus ("of the day"), from diēs ("day"). Cognate with diurnal. (Wiktionary)