log·​book | \ˈlȯg-ˌbu̇k, ˈläg-\

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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 According to court documents, Washington and Davis did not keep a logbook to document when medication was administered. Kelsey Mo, azcentral, "2 suspected of abusing disabled adults in El Mirage unlicensed care facility," 2 July 2018 The group’s latest expedition will make a particularly memorable entry in the logbook. The Economist, "A cave rescue in Thailand shows Britain’s skill at spelunking," 11 July 2018 Jones and her team spent thousands of hours sitting under surgical theater lighting, keeping a constant record in a special logbook known as an ethogram. Orly Nadell Farber, STAT, "‘You, me, parking lot!’: Behind surgical curtain, researchers find hierarchies and gender dynamics driving conflict," 2 July 2018 The accident report, which was issued in March, doesn’t mention that history, stating only that maintenance logbook records showed that Sherman’s airplane's wings were modified in 2010 in accordance with the manufacturer's safety alert. Robert Mccoppin, chicagotribune.com, "Plane was upside down before crash that killed suburban activist Rob Sherman, safety board says," 23 May 2018 On a recent weekend, the logbook showed entries from Oklahoma, Texas, Puerto Rico and the Netherlands. Leah Sottile, SFChronicle.com, "Gone ‘squatchin’: How to hunt for Bigfoot," 8 June 2018 Partridge also checked the logbook for Parrish’s name, and found that someone had whited it out. Naomi Fry, The New Yorker, "The Renegade Sheriffs," 23 Apr. 2018 Edwin signed his name in the visitors’ logbook while the guard examined his ID and phoned the staff’s office to announce his arrival. National Geographic, "How an Obsession With Rare Bird Feathers Turned Criminal," 23 Apr. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of logbook

: a written record of activity, events, or travel

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