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JOURNAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does journal mean? 

JOURNAL (noun)
  The noun JOURNAL has 5 senses:

1. a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
2. a periodical dedicated to a particular subject
3. a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
4. a record book as a physical object
5. the part of the axle contained by a bearing

  Familiarity information: JOURNAL used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


JOURNAL (noun)


Sense 1journal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

diary; journal

Hypernyms ("journal" is a kind of...):

piece of writing; writing; written material (the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "journal"):

blog; web log (a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies)


Sense 2journal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A periodical dedicated to a particular subject

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

he reads the medical journals

Hypernyms ("journal" is a kind of...):

periodical (a publication that appears at fixed intervals)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "journal"):

annals (reports of the work of a society or learned body etc)


Sense 3journal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

daybook; journal

Hypernyms ("journal" is a kind of...):

account book; book; book of account; ledger; leger (a record in which commercial accounts are recorded)


Sense 4journal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A record book as a physical object

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("journal" is a kind of...):

book; volume (physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "journal"):

daybook; ledger (an accounting journal as a physical object)

diary (a personal journal (as a physical object))


Sense 5journal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The part of the axle contained by a bearing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("journal" is a kind of...):

axle (a shaft on which a wheel rotates)


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