[lawg-boo k, log-]


a book in which details of a trip made by a ship or aircraft are recorded; log

Origin of logbook

1670–80; log1 (in the sense “a detailed record of a voyage”) + book
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Contemporary Examples of logbook

  • “The beauty of the sky is the most poignant we have seen,” he wrote in his logbook upon ascending 10 miles above the earth.

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Historical Examples of logbook

British Dictionary definitions for logbook



a book containing the official record of trips made by a ship or aircraft; log
British (formerly) a document listing the registration, manufacture, ownership and previous owners, etc, of a motor vehicleCompare registration document
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