journal box definition

  • noun:
    • A housing in a machine enclosing a journal and its own bearings.
    • the service of a journal; the box where diary of a shaft, axle, or pin turns.
    • In machinery: The bearings about a journal.
    • A cast-iron box containing a car-axle diary, alongside the journal-bearing and key, and also the oil-packing with that your diary is lubricated. Also known as housing-box.
    • metal housing for a journal bearing

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