log·​book | \ ˈlȯg-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce logbook (audio) , ˈläg- \

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Recent Examples on the Web At home after a fishing trip on Miura's vessel the Hokushin Maru, Sugimura brought out his logbooks and diaries, pulling records for his most recent catch in late September and for the same period seven years ago. Author: Simon Denyer, Chris Mooney, Anchorage Daily News, "The climate chain reaction that threatens the heart of the Pacific," 13 Nov. 2019 The sergeant will keep a logbook to track the date and time that a liaison cellphone was issued and when it was returned. oregonlive, "Portland police adopt new procedures, training for crowd control liaisons," 2 Oct. 2019 The logbooks, which date back to January 2018, were also taken from the offices of the Manhattan special victims squad and the DNA cold-case squad in the Bronx, three people familiar with the investigation said. Ashley Southall, New York Times, "New York Police Sergeant Who Led Weinstein Inquiry Is Investigated," 24 Sep. 2019 Officers also reviewed a logbook that students needed to sign in order to see Majkowski at the guidance counselor’s office, the reports said. Elyssa Cherney, chicagotribune.com, "A longtime St. Viator coach was escorted off campus in June. Now he is charged with disorderly conduct over alleged texts to students.," 28 Aug. 2019 Old Weather, a crowdsourcing project, has enlisted the help of thousands of volunteers to transcribe entries from 20th-century ship logbooks (some written by hand) to help scientists compile historical climate data to feed into their models. The Economist, "Shipping logs show how quickly Arctic sea ice is melting," 13 Aug. 2019 The museum also reached out to experts in Germany, who were able to track down Paula’s meteorological logbooks. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "131-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found on Australian Beach," 8 Mar. 2018 Its volunteers have been noting client changes in paper logbooks for decades. Howard Lipin/san Diego Union-tribune, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Meals on Wheels expands innovative health program that started in San Diego," 6 June 2019 Every cache contains a physical logbook in which cache hunters chronicle their visits on-site. Glenn Derene, Popular Mechanics, "Geocaching: Join in the Global Game of Hide and Seek," 22 Apr. 2011

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First Known Use of logbook

circa 1679, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of logbook was circa 1679

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12 Dec 2019

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“Logbook.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logbook. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of logbook

: a written record of activity, events, or travel

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