from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The official record book of a ship or an aircraft.
  • n. A record book with periodic entries.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A book in which events are recorded (logged), as a ship logbook that hold records of the voyage.
  • n. A record of the ownership, and licensing of a motor car

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a book in which a log{4} is recorded.
  • n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The official record of proceedings on board ship: so called from the register which it includes of the indications of the log.
  • n. In the board schools of Great Britain, a book for memoranda kept by the principal of the school, in accordance with the requirements of the Education Act.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a book in which the log is written


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • That logbook is kept for all foreign packages, as Correos de México treats them all as a sort of registered mail (and has you sign a receipt showing you picked it up), whether duty is owed or not, particularly the USPS International Priority Mail flat-rate envelopes and boxes.

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  • Other objects can be used, but the logbook is longer lasting.

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  • For a short-term logbook project, have kids snap photos of shadows throughout the day and discuss the light changes and colors. Sports

  • Atop the logbook were a pair of large stockinged feet, crossed at the ankles.

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  • Your logbook is the biggest work of fiction since vows of fidelity were included in the French marriage ceremony.

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  • The logbook is a starting point in case a system "suddenly" does not work correctly and the administrator is wondering what he/she has changed in the last weeks or months.

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  • Airplane snags - or maintenance issues - have to be flagged in a plane's journey logbook, which is used to identify problems that need to be repaired.

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  • T he ERS will replace the current manual record keeping with an electronic logbook, which is used to transmit catch, landing, sales and transshipment data to fishing authorities.

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  • A form of secured borrowing known as logbook loans, or bills of sale, may be outlawed under government proposals. - Business News

  • References to "OGA," for Other Government Agency, appear throughout the logbook, meaning agencies such as the CIA and FBI, which had operatives in Iraq looking for the highest-value targets.

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