What does Magazine mean?

Definitions for Magazine
ˌmæg əˈzin, ˈmæg əˌzinMag·a·zine

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. magazine, magnoun

    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. magazinenoun

    product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object

    "tripped over a pile of magazines"

  3. magazine, magazine publishernoun

    a business firm that publishes magazines

    "he works for a magazine"

  4. magazine, cartridgenoun

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

  5. magazine, powder store, powder magazinenoun

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

  6. cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip, magazinenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. magazinenoun

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

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

  2. magazinenoun

    An ammunition storehouse.

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

  3. magazinenoun

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

    Etymology: 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. Magazinenoun

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

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

  2. Magazinenoun

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

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

  3. Magazinenoun

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

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

  4. Magazinenoun

    a pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous papers or compositions

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

  5. Magazineverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. magazine

    A place built for the safe-keeping of ammunition; afloat it is confined to a close room, in the fore or after part, or both, of a ship's hold, as low down as possible; it is lighted occasionally by means of candles fixed in the light-room adjoining it, and no person is allowed to enter it with a lamp or candle. (See LIGHT-ROOM.)

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. magazine

    A word derived from the Arabic, makhzan, “store-house,” means any place where stores are kept; but as a military expression, it always means a store-house for powder, although arms may at times be kept in it. In military structures the magazines must be bomb-proof, and therefore necessitate very thick walls; they must be quite free from damp, and should admit sufficient daylight to render the use of lanterns within generally unnecessary. The entrance is protected by shot-proof traverses, lest an opening should be forced by ricochet shots.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Magazine

    From the Arabic Makhzan, a depository for stores. In a literary sense this originally expressed a periodical whose contents were made up of elegant extracts from the best authors.

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

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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

Examples of Magazine in a Sentence

  1. Alan Howard:

    Within a month (of 'Superman' going on air), I realized that from being a young actor who was doing live television and reading things, I had become what People magazine called a 'TV teen idol' -- I'd become Jimmy Olsen.

  2. Rebel Wilson:

    REBEL Rebel Wilson SAYS SHE WAS PROBABLY EATING 3,000 CALORIES MOST DAYS BEFORE WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY Seventy-five kilograms is equivalent to 165 pounds. Rebel Wilson has made healthy life changes for 2020 that have resulted in dramatic weight loss. ( Photo by SC Pool - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images) The Pitch Perfect star, 40, also made a note in her story that says she wants to speak with her fans on Instagram Live this Tuesday. I wan na go live on Insta on Tuesday night when Im back in US to share stuff with you guys and thank everyone for their support, Rebel Wilson teased. Sooo until then... 6p NYC time. REBEL Rebel Wilson REVEALS SHES ONLY 6 POUNDS AWAY FROM HER GOAL WEIGHT, DUBS HERSELF FIT AMY In mid-November, Rebel Wilson reportedly checked into Austrian wellness center, VivaMayr, according to People magazine. The upscale lakeside lodge is said to be the place where she first kicked off her health journey and adopted a specialized diet in 2019. I went back because 2021 is going to be an insanely busy year with project after project, so I wanted to come back to VivaMayr.

  3. California President Sam Paredes:

    The state governswhen you think about buying a gun,when you buy a gun, own it, use it, transport it,sell it, everything...they govern everything, we have ten-day waiting periods,an assault weapons ban,a magazine ban, ammunition background checks and registration, You cannot sell without going through a dealer. So, we control everything. And still, these tragedies continue to occur, which shows that all of these gun control laws, they all fail. They cannot prevent mass shootings.

  4. Ivan Sergei:

    I would say that I am not the person to ask about [fame] because I am not 'famous.' But, I would say that the experiences I've had so far haven't been so bad. People look at you differently, and it is weird to see yourself in a magazine. [It's] kinda weird when people recognize you as well. I get a lot of 'Where do I know you from? I know I know you.' But overall, I have some good people around me, and that really helps.

  5. Al Roker:

    We lost legendary fashion model, chef, restaurateur, lifestyle icon and magazine publisher, Barbara Elaine Smith today.

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