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Definition 1: the part of the axle contained by a bearing - [noun denoting artifact]

(journal is a kind of ...) a shaft on which a wheel rotates

Definition 2: a record book as a physical object - [noun denoting artifact]

(journal is a kind of ...) physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together

"he used a large book as a doorstop"

(... is a kind of journal ) an accounting journal as a physical object

"he bought a new daybook"

(... is a kind of journal ) a personal journal (as a physical object)

Definition 3: a periodical dedicated to a particular subject - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where journal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he reads the medical journals

(journal is a kind of ...) a publication that appears at fixed intervals

(... is a kind of journal ) reports of the work of a society or learned body etc

Definition 4: a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for journal in the sense of this definition

(journal is a kind of ...) the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)

"the writing in her novels is excellent" "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"

(... is a kind of journal ) a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies

"postings on a blog are usually in chronological order"

Definition 5: a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for journal in the sense of this definition

(journal is a kind of ...) a record in which commercial accounts are recorded

"they got a subpoena to examine our books"

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