What does magazine mean?

Definitions for magazine
ˌmæg əˈzin, ˈmæg əˌzinmag·a·zine

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.

  2. magazinenoun

    An ammunition storehouse.

  3. magazinenoun

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

  4. 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").

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Magazinenoun

    Etymology: magazine, French, from the Arabick machsan, a treasure.

    If it should appear fit to bestow shipping in those harbours, it shall be very needful that there be a magazine of all necessary provisions and munitions. Walter Raleigh, Essays.

    Plain heroick magnitude of mind;
    Their armories and magazines contemns. John Milton, Agonist.

    Some o’er the publick magazines preside,
    And some are sent new forage to provide. John Dryden, Virg.

    Useful arms in magazines we place,
    All rang’d in order, and disposed with grace. Alexander Pope.

    His head was so well stored a magazine, that nothing could be proposed which he was not master of. John Locke.

Wikipedia

  1. Magazine

    A magazine is a periodical publication, generally published on a regular schedule (often weekly or monthly), containing a variety of content. They are generally financed by advertising, purchase price, prepaid subscriptions, or by a combination of the three.

ChatGPT

  1. magazine

    A magazine is a type of publication that is periodically released, typically bound with a paper cover, and includes various articles, stories, photographs, and advertisements. It may cover a wide array of topics or may be specialized in a particular subject or professional field. It can be printed or published online.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magazinenoun

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

  2. Magazinenoun

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

  3. Magazinenoun

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

  4. Magazinenoun

    a pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous papers or compositions

  5. Magazineverb

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

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

Wikidata

  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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MAGAZINE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Magazine is ranked #70208 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Magazine surname appeared 279 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Magazine.

    49.4% or 138 total occurrences were Black.
    45.5% or 127 total occurrences were White.
    3.9% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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. Garland Police Chief Jeff Bryan:

    The gun used in this incident was a 40-caliber pistol. It had an extended magazine, we know Garland Police Chief Jeff Bryan fired at least 20 rounds because we found the shell casings.

  2. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan:

    I request everyone to express views moderately. We have learned that Xulhaz was an editor of an LGBT magazine and used to work to protect the rights of gay people. It is not in line with our society.

  3. Samuel Rodriguez:

    Latino evangelicals represent a constituency that is pro-life, supportive of religious liberty, and focused on biblical justice, i do not foresee Latino evangelicals sacrificing core values by supporting an agenda or an ideology that affirms abortion in the third trimester( and beyond), attacks religious liberty, and espouses a socialistic worldview that destroyed Venezuela and Cuba and serves as the primary conduit for economic and civil rights oppression in Latin America. The event, one of several different Trump coalitions to form since last years launch, comes Mark Galli, Mark Galli, retires after writing a December editorial calling for Trumps removal from office, which receivedswift backlash from nearly 200 evangelical leaders, including Jentezen Franklin. The son of the late Rev. Billy Grahamand president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association blasted the magazine for invoking his fathers name even though he had.

  4. Marshall Cohen Pence:

    Newsweek magazine said that Marshall Cohen Harris was the most liberal member of the United States Senate in 2019. More liberal than Bernie Sanders, more liberal than any of the others in the United States Senate.

  5. Sean Matson:

    So any time someone hands me a weapon, even if they tell me it's unloaded, the first thing I do is I check to make sure it's unloaded. I'll pull out the magazine and get a visual check, day or night, to make sure that it is actually clear. And I know 100%, without a shadow of a doubt, I know the condition of that weapon. It's that critical.

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