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Journal vs. Literature

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Journal

A personal record of occurrences, experiences, and reflections kept on a regular basis; a diary.
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Literature

Literature broadly is any collection of written work, but it is also used more narrowly for writings specifically considered to be an art form, especially prose fiction, drama, and poetry. In recent centuries, the definition has expanded to include oral literature, much of which has been transcribed.
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Journal

An official record of daily proceedings, as of a legislative body.
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Literature

Written works, especially those considered of superior or lasting artistic merit
A great work of literature
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Journal

(Nautical) A ship's log.
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Literature

The body of written works of a language, period, or culture.
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Journal

A daybook.
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Literature

Imaginative or creative writing, especially of recognized artistic value
"Literature must be an analysis of experience and a synthesis of the findings into a unity" (Rebecca West).
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Journal

A book of original entry in a double-entry system, listing all transactions and indicating the accounts to which they belong.
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Literature

The art or occupation of a literary writer.
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Journal

A newspaper.
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Literature

The body of written work produced by scholars or researchers in a given field
Medical literature.
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Journal

A periodical presenting articles on a particular subject
A medical journal.
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Literature

Printed material
Collected all the available literature on the subject.
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Journal

The part of a machine shaft or axle supported by a bearing.
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Literature

(Music) All the compositions of a certain kind or for a specific instrument or ensemble
The symphonic literature.
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Journal

To write one's observations or thoughts in a journal
Spent all day journaling about the trip.
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Literature

The body of all written works.
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Journal

A diary or daily record of a person, organization, vessel etc.; daybook.
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Literature

The collected creative writing of a nation, people, group, or culture.
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Journal

A newspaper or magazine dealing with a particular subject.
The university's biology department subscribes to half a dozen academic journals.
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Literature

(usually preceded by the) All the papers, treatises, etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject.
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Journal

(accounting) A chronological record of payments or receipts.
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Literature

Written fiction of a high standard.
However, even “literary” science fiction rarely qualifies as literature, because it treats characters as sets of traits rather than as fully realized human beings with unique life stories. —Adam Cadre, 2008
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Journal

(accounting) A general journal.
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Literature

Learning; acquaintance with letters or books.
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Journal

(computing) A chronological record of changes made to a database or other system; along with a backup or image copy that allows recovery after a failure or reinstatement to a previous time; a log.
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Literature

The collective body of literary productions, embracing the entire results of knowledge and fancy preserved in writing; also, the whole body of literary productions or writings upon a given subject, or in reference to a particular science or branch of knowledge, or of a given country or period; as, the literature of Biblical criticism; the literature of chemistry.
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Journal

(engineering) The part of a shaft or axle that rests on bearings.
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Literature

The class of writings distinguished for beauty of style or expression, as poetry, essays, or history, in distinction from scientific treatises and works which contain positive knowledge; belles-lettres.
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Journal

To archive or record something.
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Literature

The occupation, profession, or business of doing literary work.
The origin of all positive science and philosophy, as well as of all literature and art, in the forms in which they exist in civilized Europe, must be traced to the Greeks.
Learning thy talent is, but mine is sense.
Some gentlemen, abounding in their university erudition, fill their sermons with philosophical terms.
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Journal

To scrapbook.
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Literature

Creative writing of recognized artistic value
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Journal

To insert (a shaft, etc.) in a journal bearing.
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Literature

The humanistic study of a body of literature;
He took a course in Russian lit
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Journal

(obsolete) Daily.
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Literature

Published writings in a particular style on a particular subject;
The technical literature
One aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature
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Journal

Daily; diurnal.
Whiles from their journal labors they did rest.
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Literature

The profession or art of a writer;
Her place in literature is secure
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Journal

A diary; an account of daily transactions and events.
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Journal

That which has occurred in a day; a day's work or travel; a day's journey.
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Journal

That portion of a rotating piece, as a shaft, axle, spindle, etc., which turns in a bearing or box. See Illust. of Axle box.
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Journal

A daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
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Journal

A periodical dedicated to a particular subject;
He reads the medical journals
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Journal

A ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
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Journal

A record book as a physical object
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Journal

The part of the axle contained by a bearing
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