Entry from US English dictionary
A box that houses a journal and its bearing.
- The lower part of the journal box was kept full of a mixture of oil and waste material.
- During the 30's roller bearings became common, with the noticeable round covers on journal boxes.
- When one journal box is done, reverse the cutting tool between the journal boxes and repeat the process for the other journal and reinsert wheelsets.
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Syllabification: jour·nal box
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