What does magazine mean?

Definitions for magazineˌmæg əˈzin, ˈmæg əˌzin

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word magazine.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. magazine, mag(noun)

    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"

  2. magazine(noun)

    product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object

    "tripped over a pile of magazines"

  3. magazine, magazine publisher(noun)

    a business firm that publishes magazines

    "he works for a magazine"

  4. magazine, cartridge(noun)

    a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required

  5. magazine, powder store, powder magazine(noun)

    a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored

  6. cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip, magazine(noun)

    a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

Wiktionary

  1. magazine(Noun)

    A periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets of paper folded in half and stapled at fold.

  2. magazine(Noun)

    An ammunition storehouse.

  3. magazine(Noun)

    Detachable ammunition holder enabling multiple rounds of ammunition to be fed to a gun.

  4. Origin: From magasin ("warehouse", "store"), from magazzino ("storehouse"), from (, "storerooms", "storehouses"), plural of (máχzan, "storeroom", "storehouse"), from (χázana, "to store", "to stock", "to lay up").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magazine(noun)

    a receptacle in which anything is stored, especially military stores, as ammunition, arms, provisions, etc

  2. Magazine(noun)

    the building or room in which the supply of powder is kept in a fortification or a ship

  3. Magazine(noun)

    a chamber in a gun for holding a number of cartridges to be fed automatically to the piece

  4. Magazine(noun)

    a pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous papers or compositions

  5. Magazine(verb)

    to store in, or as in, a magazine; to store up for use

  6. Origin: [F. magasin, It. magazzino, or Sp. magacen, almagacen; all fr. Ar. makhzan, almakhzan, a storehouse, granary, or cellar.]

Freebase

  1. Magazine

    Magazines, periodicals, glossies, or serials are publications that are printed with ink on paper, and generally published on a regular schedule and containing a variety of content. They are generally financed by advertising, by a purchase price, by pre-paid magazine subscriptions, or all three. At its root the word magazine refers to a collection or storage location. In the case of written publication, it is a collection of written articles.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Magazine

    mag-a-zēn′, n. a storehouse: a place for military stores: the gunpowder-room in a ship: a pamphlet or small book published from time to time, containing compositions on various subjects.—ns. Magazine′-gun, or -rī′fle, a gun or rifle from which many shots can be fired one after another without reloading. [Fr. magasin—It. magazzino—Ar. makhzan, a storehouse.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'magazine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2216

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'magazine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2614

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'magazine' in Nouns Frequency: #733

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of magazine in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of magazine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walter Cronkite:

    Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.

  2. Learned Hand:

    The hand that rules the press, the radio, the screen and the far-spread magazine, rules the country.

  3. Britney Spears, on her web site, October 2004:

    My prerogative right now is to just chill and let all the other overexposed blondes on the cover of Us Weekly (magazine) be your entertainment.

  4. Paper Magazine Editor-at-Large Peter Davis:

    This is Katie Grand's Love magazine not Christianity Today magazine, people need to calm down. Love produces some of the best most modern fashion stories done today. It's an expensive magazine and anyone offended doesn't have to buy it.

  5. Craig Lawrence:

    The word ‘Advent’ can describe a notable person, so I think it is just a creative expression on the magazine's behalf, i think the magazine is just trying to be different, and with that philosophy, coupled with the right to exercise freedom of speech, I don't think there needs to be any change.

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