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 for Journal Box
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Journal \Jour"nal\, n. [F. journal. See Journal, a.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. A diary; an account of daily transactions and events.
        Specifically:
        (a) (Bookkeeping) A book of accounts, in which is entered
            a condensed and grouped statement of the daily
            transactions.
        (b) (Naut.) A daily register of the ship's course and
            distance, the winds, weather, incidents of the voyage,
            etc.
        (c) (Legislature) The record of daily proceedings, kept by
            the clerk.
        (d) A newspaper published daily; by extension, a weekly
            newspaper or any periodical publication, giving an
            account of passing events, the proceedings and memoirs
            of societies, etc.; a periodical; a magazine.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     2. That which has occurred in a day; a day's work or travel;
        a day's journey. [Obs. & R.] --B. Jonson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Mach.) That portion of a rotating piece, as a shaft,
        axle, spindle, etc., which turns in a bearing or box. See
        Illust. of Axle box.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Journal box, or Journal bearing (Mach.) the carrier of a
        journal; the box in which the journal of a shaft, axle, or
        pin turns.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  journal box
      n 1: metal housing for a journal bearing

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