logbook

noun

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

Examples of logbook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Campground and wilderness permits (which are free but required for the Sawtooth Wilderness) data is reliable, but trailhead registers — check-in stations where users are supposed to sign in on a logbook — aren’t. Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman, 18 Aug. 2022 There’s also the enormity of moments described in the logbooks. Sophie Hills, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Nov. 2023 Rescuing Data Lost to Time For decades, those logbooks were classified to protect military secrets. Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Nov. 2023 But in 2017, the National Declassification Center released nearly 200,000 pages of World War II era material, including many from those logbooks. Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Nov. 2023 His targets included Napoleon’s gloves, from the Battle of Waterloo; a lock of Lucrezia Borgia’s hair; the logbooks of Magellan’s circumnavigation of the world; the records of the Spanish Inquisition; records from American slave plantations. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 13 Oct. 2023 Among other records, the archives contain a copy of Hubble’s logbook from the fall of 1923. Corinne Purtill, Los Angeles Times, 3 Oct. 2023 Four thousand volunteers transcribed more than 28,000 logbook images from the U.S. Navy fleet stationed in Hawaii from 1941 to 1945. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 21 Sep. 2023 Accompanied by its vehicle logbook and offered without reserve, this historic competition car, driven by a racing legend, is estimated to fetch between roughly $455,000 and $569,000. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 4 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1679, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of logbook was circa 1679

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“Logbook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logbook. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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logbook

noun
log·​book ˈlȯg-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce logbook (audio)
ˈläg-

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