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mag·a·zine

 (măg′ə-zēn′, măg′ə-zēn′)
n.
1. A periodical containing a collection of articles, stories, pictures, or other features.
2. A television program that presents a variety of topics, usually on current events, in a format that often includes interviews and commentary.
3.
a. A place where goods are stored, especially a building in a fort or a storeroom on a warship where ammunition is kept.
b. The contents of a storehouse, especially a stock of ammunition.
4.
a. A compartment in some types of firearms, often a small detachable box, in which cartridges are held to be fed into the firing chamber.
b. A compartment in a camera in which rolls or cartridges of film are held for feeding through the exposure mechanism.
c. Any of various compartments attached to machines, used for storing or supplying necessary material.
adj.
Of or relating to periodicals: a magazine story.

[French magasin, storehouse, from Old French magazin (possibly via Old Italian magazzino), from Arabic maḫāzin, pl. of maḫzan, from ḫazana, to store, from Aramaic ḥassen, to possess, hoard, derived stem of ḥəsan, to be strong; see ḫsn in Semitic roots.]

magazine

(ˌmæɡəˈziːn)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a periodical paperback publication containing articles, fiction, photographs, etc
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a metal box or drum holding several cartridges used in some kinds of automatic firearms; it is removed and replaced when empty
3. (Military) a building or compartment for storing weapons, explosives, military provisions, etc
4. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a stock of ammunition
5. (Mechanical Engineering) a device for continuously recharging a handling system, stove, or boiler with solid fuel
6. (Photography) photog another name for cartridge5
7. a rack for automatically feeding a number of slides through a projector
8. (Broadcasting) a TV or radio programme made up of a series of short nonfiction items
[C16: via French magasin from Italian magazzino, from Arabic makhāzin, plural of makhzan storehouse, from khazana to store away]

mag•a•zine

(ˌmæg əˈzin, ˈmæg əˌzin)

n.
1. a periodical publication, usu. paperbound, that typically contains essays, stories, poems, and often illustrations.
2. a television program that combines interviews, commentary, and entertainment.
3. a room for keeping gunpowder and other explosives.
4. a military depot for arms or provisions.
6. a receptacle on a gun for holding cartridges.
[1575–85; < French magasin < Italian magazzino storehouse < Arabic makhāzin, pl. of makhzan storehouse; in E figuratively, as “storehouse of information,” used in book and periodical titles]

magazine

- Considered a "storehouse" for articles; the word comes from Arabic makhzan, "storehouse," and was first used in book titles presenting a "store" of information about specific topics.
See also related terms for storehouse.

Magazine

 a place where goods are stored; a warehouse or depot, 1583; a building in which arms, ammunition, or provision for an army are kept for use in time of war, 1596; in modern times it is a periodical publication which contains a wide range of articles, pictures, and advertisements, aimed at a class, age group, or other category of readers interested in a specific subject or place.
Examples: magazine of arms, 1810; of bliss, 1599; of chaises, 1786; of coal, 1771; of darts and arrow, 1781; of flesh, milk, butter, and cheese, 1719; of knowledge, 1836; of law, 1760; of learning, 1610; of malice, 1750; of nourishment, 1615; of petitions, 1817; of powder (gunpowder), 1613; of power, 1836; of provisions, 1589; of sin, 1709; of topics, 1795; of good words, 1638; cloudy magazine of storms, 1644.

magazine

shop
1. 'magazine'

A magazine is a collection of articles, photographs, and advertisements published every week or every month.

Her face was on the cover of every magazine.
Tanya read a magazine while she waited.
2. 'shop'

Don't use 'magazine' to refer to a building or part of a building where things are sold. The word you use is shop or store.

There is a row of shops on the High Street.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magazine - a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to itmagazine - a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
center spread, centre spread - the spread at the center of a magazine
public press, press - the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
feature article, feature - a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine; "they ran a feature on retirement planning"
magazine article - an article published in a magazine
publication - a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
colour supplement - (British) a magazine that is printed in color and circulated with a newspaper (especially on weekends)
comic book - a magazine devoted to comic strips
news magazine - a magazine devoted to reports of current events; usually published weekly
pulp magazine, pulp - an inexpensive magazine printed on poor quality paper
glossy, slick magazine, slick - a magazine printed on good quality paper
trade magazine - a magazine published for and read by members of a particular trade group
2.magazine - product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical objectmagazine - product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object; "tripped over a pile of magazines"
product, production - an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
3.magazine - a business firm that publishes magazinesmagazine - a business firm that publishes magazines; "he works for a magazine"
publisher, publishing company, publishing firm, publishing house - a firm in the publishing business
4.magazine - a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as requiredmagazine - a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required
camera, photographic camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
supply chamber - a mechanical device for holding something and supplying it as needed
5.magazine - a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are storedmagazine - a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store - a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
6.magazine - a metal frame or container holding cartridgesmagazine - a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
pincurl clip - a variety of clip for holding pin curls
supply chamber - a mechanical device for holding something and supplying it as needed

magazine

noun
1. journal, paper, publication, supplement, rag (informal), issue, glossy (informal), pamphlet, periodical, fanzine (informal) Her face is on the cover of a dozen or more magazines.

magazine

noun
A place where something is deposited for safekeeping:
Translations
خَزّان البُنْدُقِيَّهذَخِيرَةٌ حَرْبِيَّةمَجَلَّةٌمَجَلَّهمَخْزَن للذَّخيرَه
časopiszásobníkčasopiseckýprachárna
magasintidsskriftsprængstoflagerbladblad-
magasin
aikakauslehtilipasmakasiinipatruunalipas
časopisspremnik
magazintölténytártárfolyóiratlõszerraktár
skotfærageymslaskothylki, magasíntímarit
弾薬雑誌
잡지탄창
dėtuvėmagazinasšaudmenų sandėlissprogmenųžurnalas
žurnālsmagazīnas kārba, aptverenoliktava
revistă
časopiseckýpracháreňzásobník
revija
magasintidskrift
jarida
ที่ใส่กระสุนนิตยสาร
ổ đạntạp chí

magazine

[ˌmægəˈziːn] N
1. (= journal) → revista f
2. (TV, Rad) (also magazine programme) → magazine m, programa m magazine
3. (in rifle) → recámara f; (in slide projector, round) → carrusel m; (elongated) → carro m, bandeja f
4. (Mil) (= store) → almacén m; (for powder) → polvorín m (Naut) → santabárbara f

magazine

[ˌmægəˈziːn]
n
(= publication) → magazine m, revue f
(= programme) → magazine m
[firearm] → magasin m
(= store) → dépôt m, arsenal m
modif [advert, article, cover, editor] → de magazine; [interview] → dans un magazinemagazine rack nporte-revues m inv

magazine

n
(= journal)Zeitschrift f, → Magazin nt
(in gun) → Magazin nt
(Mil: = store) → Magazin nt (Hist), → Depot nt

magazine

[ˌmægəˈziːn] n
a. (Press) → rivista
b. (of firearm) → caricatore m (Mil) (store) → deposito, magazzino

magazine

(mӕgəˈziːn) , ((American) ˈmӕgəzi:n) noun
1. (abbreviation mag (mӕg) ) a publication issued regularly containing articles, stories etc by various writers. women's magazines; (also adjective) a magazine article.
2. a compartment in or on a gun that holds cartridges.
3. a storeroom for ammunition, explosives etc.

magazine

ذَخِيرَةٌ حَرْبِيَّة, مَجَلَّةٌ časopis, zásobník magasin Munitionslager, Zeitschrift γεμιστήρας, περιοδικό cargador, revista aikakauslehti, patruunalipas magasin, magazine časopis, spremnik caricatore, rivista 弾薬, 雑誌 잡지, 탄창 magazijn, tijdschrift magasin, tidsskrift magazyn, magazynek câmara, revista журнал, магазин magasin, tidskrift ที่ใส่กระสุน, นิตยสาร dergi, Şarjör ổ đạn, tạp chí 弹药, 杂志
References in classic literature ?
Tom Swift, who had been slowly looking through the pages of a magazine, in the contents of which he seemed to be deeply interested, turned the final folio, ruffled the sheets back again to look at a certain map and drawing, and then, slapping the book down on a table before him, with a noise not unlike that of a shot, exclaimed:
Then she picked up a magazine and glanced through it, cutting the pages with a blunt edge of her knife.
As one method of throwing it off, I have put an incident of the Pyncheon family history, with which I happen to be acquainted, into the form of a legend, and mean to publish it in a magazine.
He had made a fortune in business, and spent nearly all of it in building up a magazine, which the post office department had tried to suppress, and had driven to Canada.
It was probably copied from a newspaper or magazine.
We grounded the wire of a pocket electrical battery in that powder, we placed a whole magazine of Greek fire on each corner of the roof -- blue on one corner, green on another, red on another, and purple on the last -- and grounded a wire in each.
It was so in the case of a magazine sketch which I once started to write--a funny and fantastic sketch about a prince an a pauper; it presently assumed a grave cast of its own accord, and in that new shape spread itself out into a book.
Nobody seemed possessed of exact information with which to satisfy the hungry mind, but there was believed to be at least one person in existence who had seen, with his own eyes, an essay by Miss Maxwell in a magazine.
Peggotty knowing nothing about her, and my mother saying nothing about her, she was quite a mystery in the parlour; and the fact of her having a magazine of jewellers' cotton in her pocket, and sticking the article in her ears in that way, did not detract from the solemnity of her presence.
uf, there is another cause Rememberest thou the magazine of fuel that is stored beneath these apartments?
He was a little worn, in spite of his youth, but he was tall and agreeable, had a winning way of taking a kind and soothing view of the misfortunes of others, could tell a story well, liked music and could play and sing a little, loved the arts of design and could sketch a little in water colors, read every magazine from London to Paris that criticised pictures, had travelled a little, fished a little, shot a little, botanized a little, wandered restlessly in the footsteps of women, and dissipated his energies through all the small channels that his wealth opened and his talents made easy to him.
Silver was in the stern-sheets in command; and every man of them was now provided with a musket from some secret magazine of their own.