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Meaning of MAGAZINE

Pronunciation:  `magu'zeen

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
  2. [n]  a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
  3. [n]  product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object; "tripped over a pile of magazines"
  4. [n]  a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required
  5. [n]  a periodic paperback publication; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
  6. [n]  a business firm that publishes magazines; "he works for a magazine"

MAGAZINE is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: cartridge, cartridge clip, cartridge holder, clip, mag, magazine publisher, powder magazine, powder store
 See Also: camera, center spread, centre spread, comic, comic book, depot, entrepot, feature, feature article, gun, magazine article, photographic camera, pincurl clip, press, product, production, public press, publisher, publishing company, publishing firm, publishing house, pulp, pulp magazine, slick, slick magazine, storage, store, storehouse, supply chamber, trade magazine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mag`a*zine"\, n. [F. magasin, It. magazzino, or Sp.
    magacen, almagacen; all fr. Ar. makhzan, almakhzan, a
    storehouse, granary, or cellar.]
    1. A receptacle in which anything is stored, especially
       military stores, as ammunition, arms, provisions, etc.
       ``Armories and magazines.'' --Milton.
    2. The building or room in which the supply of powder is kept
       in a fortification or a ship.
    3. A chamber in a gun for holding a number of cartridges to
       be fed automatically to the piece.
    4. A pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous
       papers or compositions.
    {Magazine dress}, clothing made chiefly of woolen, without
       anything metallic about it, to be worn in a powder
    {Magazine gun}, a portable firearm, as a rifle, with a
       chamber carrying cartridges which are brought
       automatically into position for firing.
    {Magazine stove}, a stove having a chamber for holding fuel
       which is supplied to the fire by some self-feeding
       process, as in the common base-burner.
  2. \Mag`a*zine"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Magazined}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Magazining}.]
    To store in, or as in, a magazine; to store up for use.
  3. \Mag`a*zine"\, n.
    1. A country or district especially rich in natural products.
    2. A city viewed as a marketing center.
    3. A reservoir or supply chamber for a stove, battery,
       camera, typesetting machine, or other apparatus.
    4. A store, or shop, where goods are kept for sale.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: To read a magazine in your dream indicates that you are opened to various new ideas. Consider also the theme and name of the magazine and its symbolism.
Thesaurus Terms
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