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

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Recent Examples on the Web As the logbook for our long-term ML430 attests, a lot of drivers thought the interior of 1999 and earlier M-classes wasn't up to Mercedes standards. Bradley Nevin, Car and Driver, "Tested: 2000 Mercedes-Benz ML55 Brings AMG into the SUV Fold," 3 June 2020 The logbook registered only a couple of ergonomic gripes. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, "Tested: 2006 Honda Civic Si vs. Volkswagen GTI," 18 Nov. 2020 Georgetown University historian Hillary MacKinlay is currently transcribing the sprawling 18th-century logbook, notes the Georgetown Voice. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "A Newly Digitized Logbook Documents Life and Death on a Slave Trading Ship," 22 Sep. 2020 The logbook also had praise for the small switches mounted on the side of the passenger seat that allow the driver or rear passengers to move that seat fore and aft. Annie White, Car and Driver, "Our 2019 Genesis G70 Is a Reliable Quarantine Companion," 30 July 2020 In March 1796, for instance, the logbook’s writer describes three crew members’ attempted mutiny. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "A Newly Digitized Logbook Documents Life and Death on a Slave Trading Ship," 22 Sep. 2020 All staff wear masks and gloves, and daily temperatures are recorded in a logbook. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, "Let’s Eat Safely, South Florida: Which Broward, Palm Beach restaurants do COVID-19 dining right?," 5 Sep. 2020 According to the company’s logbook, only 31% of the hours invoiced to the city were actually logged by workers. Austen Erblat, sun-sentinel.com, "A ‘ghost guard’ scam cost this city big, inspector finds. But fixes are now in place.," 26 Aug. 2020 Cantrell said each unit has a logbook for checks and a roll call for when youths are off-unit -- at school or in the dining hall. Ginny Monk, Arkansas Online, "Incident reporting said to lag at Arkansas youth lockups," 24 Aug. 2020

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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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“Logbook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logbook. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of logbook

: a written record of activity, events, or travel

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