Definitions for magazineˌmæg əˈzin, ˈmæg əˌzin
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mag•a•zineˌmæg əˈzin, ˈmæg əˌzin(n.)
a periodical publication, usu. paperbound, that typically contains essays, stories, poems, and often illustrations.
a television program that combines interviews, commentary, and entertainment.
a room for keeping gunpowder and other explosives.
a military depot for arms or provisions.
Ref: warehouse .
a receptacle on a gun for holding cartridges.
Ref: cartridge (def. 4). 4
Origin of magazine:
1575–85; < F magasin < It magazzino storehouse < Ar makhāzin, pl. of makhzan storehouse; in E figuratively, as “storehouse of information,” used in book and periodical titles
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"
product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
"tripped over a pile of magazines"
magazine, magazine publisher(noun)
a business firm that publishes magazines
"he works for a magazine"
a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required
magazine, powder store, powder magazine(noun)
a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip, magazine(noun)
a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
magazine(noun)ˌmæg əˈzin, ˈmæg əˌzin
a publication with a paper cover, photographs and stories
a fashion magazine; a weekly/monthly news magazine
A periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets of paper folded in half and stapled at fold.
An ammunition storehouse.
Detachable ammunition holder enabling multiple rounds of ammunition to be fed to a gun.
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").
a receptacle in which anything is stored, especially military stores, as ammunition, arms, provisions, etc
the building or room in which the supply of powder is kept in a fortification or a ship
a chamber in a gun for holding a number of cartridges to be fed automatically to the piece
a pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous papers or compositions
to store in, or as in, a magazine; to store up for use
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.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'magazine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2216
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'magazine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2614
Rank popularity for the word 'magazine' in Nouns Frequency: #733
Translations for magazine
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
women's magazines; (also adjective) a magazine article.
- revistaPortuguese (BR)
- časopis; časopiseckýCzech
- das Magazin; Magazin-...German
- tidsskrift; tidsskrift-; magasin; blad; blad-Danish
- magazine, revueFrench
- כְּתַב עֵת, שְבוּעוֹן, יְרחוֹןHebrew
- časopis, magazinCroatian
- tidsskrift, bladNorwegian
- (de) revistăRomanian
- časopis; časopiseckýSlovak
- veckotidning, tidskrift, magasinSwedish
- dergi, mecmuaTurkish
- 雜誌Chinese (Trad.)
- مقررہ وقفوں سے شائع ہونے والا رسالہUrdu
- tạp chíVietnamese
- 杂志Chinese (Simp.)
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