1670s, log + book, originally a record of a ship’s speed and progress, from a wooden float (chip log, or simply log) used to measure speed. Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlɑɡ.bʊk/, /ˈlɔɡ.bʊk/

logbook (plural logbooks)

  1. (nautical) A book in which measurements from the ship's log are recorded, along with other salient details of the voyage.
  2. (by extension) A book in which events are recorded; a journal, especially of travel.
  3. (UK) A record of the ownership, and licensing of a motor car
  • French: livre de bord, journal de bord, livre de loch
  • German: Logbuch, Schiffstagebuch
  • Italian: giornale di bordo, libro di bordo
  • Portuguese: diário de bordo
  • Russian: судово́й журна́л
  • Spanish: libro de registro, cuaderno de bitácora
  • Russian: путевы́е заме́тки
  • Italian: libretto di circolazione
  • Russian: формуля́р

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