journal

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English[edit]

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From Old French journal (daily), from Latin diurnālis, from diurnus (of the day), from diēs (day). Cognate with diurnal.

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journal (comparative more journal, superlative most journal)

  1. (obsolete) Daily.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.xi:
      his faint steedes watred in Ocean deepe, / Whiles from their iournall labours they did rest [...].

Noun[edit]

journal (plural journals)

  1. A diary or daily record of a person, organization, vessel etc.; daybook.
  2. A newspaper or magazine dealing with a particular subject.
  3. (engineering) The part of a shaft or axle that rests on bearings.
  4. (computing) 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.

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Verb[edit]

journal (third-person singular simple present journals, present participle journaling, simple past and past participle journaled)

  1. To archive or record something.
  2. To scrapbook.

French[edit]

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journal m (feminine journale, masculine plural journaux, feminine plural journales)

  1. That is relative to each day; journal.

Noun[edit]

journal m (plural journaux)

  1. diary, journal
  2. newspaper
  3. periodical
  4. (computing) log

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Old French[edit]

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journal m

  1. daily

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