magazine

Definitions

  • Detail of the Dictionary and Magazine Stand
    Detail of the Dictionary and Magazine Stand
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n magazine a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    • n magazine a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
    • n magazine product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object "tripped over a pile of magazines"
    • n magazine a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required
    • n magazine 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"
    • n magazine a business firm that publishes magazines "he works for a magazine"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Magazine Rack Complete Magazine Rack Complete
Krag-Jorgenson magazine rifle Krag-Jorgenson magazine rifle
Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects & many happy returns of the day” Frame 2: A hunter is presented a religious text from 'Mrs. Stork'. The caption says: “With Mrs Stork's kind regards and the compliments of the season” Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects...

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Elizabeth Taylor has appeared on the cover of Life magazine more than anyone else
    • Magazine A chamber in a gun for holding a number of cartridges to be fed automatically to the piece.
    • Magazine A city viewed as a marketing center.
    • Magazine A country or district especially rich in natural products.
    • Magazine A pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous papers or compositions.
    • Magazine A receptacle in which anything is stored, especially military stores, as ammunition, arms, provisions, etc. "Armories and magazines ."
    • Magazine A reservoir or supply chamber for a stove, battery, camera, typesetting machine, or other apparatus.
    • Magazine A store, or shop, where goods are kept for sale.
    • Magazine The building or room in which the supply of powder is kept in a fortification or a ship.
    • magazine to receive it regularly, as on paying the price of subscription.
    • v. t Magazine To store in, or as in, a magazine; to store up for use.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In most comic strips and magazine advertisments, the time on the clock is 10:10.
    • n magazine A receptacle in which anything is stored; a storehouse; a warehouse.
    • n magazine Specifically.
    • n magazine A strong building, constructed usually of brick or stone, for storing securely quantities of gunpowder or other explosive material, and warlike stores, for either industrial or military purposes.
    • n magazine The close room in the hold of a man-of-war where the ammunition is kept.
    • n magazine The cartridge-chamber of a magazine-rifle.
    • n magazine The fuel-chamber of a magazine-stove. See below.
    • n magazine A pamphlet periodically published, containing miscellaneous papers or compositions. The earliest publication of this kind in England was the “Gentleman's Magazine,” which was first issued in 1731 by Edward Cave, under the pseudonym of “Sylvanus Urban,” and is still continued, though now entirely changed In character.
    • magazine To store up or accumulate for future use.
    • magazine To conduct or edit a magazine.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first issue of People Magazine, in 1974, cost 35 cents and featured actress Mia Farrow on the cover.
    • n Magazine mag-a-zēn′ 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
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Quotations

  • Henry Miller
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    “We do not talk -- we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests.”
  • Robert Bresson
    Robert Bresson
    “Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.”
  • Samuel Butler
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    “The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.”
  • Gerhard Kocher
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    “I am a staunch feminist, in spite of all women's magazines.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. magasin, It. magazzino, or Sp. magacen, almagacen,; all fr. Ar. makhzan, almakhzan, a storehouse, granary, or cellar
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. magasin—It. magazzino—Ar. makhzan, a storehouse.

Usage

In literature:

The magazine consisted of a number of buildings enclosed by a high wall.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Again he took up the magazine.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
On the breaking out of the first Dutch war, the king came to examine the magazines.
"How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
It held the keys to the magazines.
"The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly
Now, what you all want to know is, 'How does my talk about magazines help the Bobolink Boys?
"The Blue Birds' Winter Nest" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Either read the magazine or don't, whichever you like.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
An attendant handed him a small bottle, three biscuits, and a magazine.
"Victory" by Lester del Rey
He admitted that Franklin did communicate to him his desire to print a magazine, and asked him to compose it.
"The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850" by Albert Smyth
It happened sometimes that a translation which appeared in a magazine had been printed first in a newspaper.
"Translations of German Poetry in American Magazines 1741-1810" by Edward Ziegler Davis
What's to prevent us from seizing the sentries posted near the magazine, and stabbing them to death?
"Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser" by Walter Fenton Mott
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In poetry:

A wingëd rocket, curving through
An amethyst trajectory,
Blew up the magazines of dew
Within the fortress of the bee.
"The Assault (Amazilia cerviniventris)" by Maurice Thompson
Woe to her stubborn heart, if once mine come
Into the self-same room;
'Twill tear and blow up all within,
Like a granado shot into a magazine.
"The Given Heart" by Abraham Cowley
With BRUYES the proud NILE they sought;
Where one in ling'ring wounds expir'd;
While yet the other bravely fought
The Orient's magazine was fir'd.
"The French Mariner" by Robert Bloomfield
The warty spottings on the figurines
Are nothing you would care to claim.
You seem to weep more since the magazines
Began revivals on the Dundas book.
It says here you were most to blame.
"The Doctor Will Return" by Weldon Kees
Yes, here alone did highest Heaven ordain
The lasting magazine of charms,
Whatever wins, whatever warms,
Whatever fancy seeks to share,
The great, the various, and the fair,
For ever should remain!
"Rural Elegance, An Ode to the Late Duchess of Somerset" by William Shenstone
You marshal, brilliant, from the box,
Fans, feathers, diamonds, castled locks,
Your magazine of arms;
But 'tis the sweet sequester'd walk,
The whispering hour, the tender talk, That gives you genuine charms.
"Ode to Women" by John Logan

In news:

Whistler, the Goliath of ski resorts and Ski Magazine's best ski resort in North America, is duking it out with Whitefish Montana, in Powder Magazine's online Ski Town Throwdown.
San Diego Magazine's Editor-in-Chief, Erin Chambers joins Marianna and Jason to talk about San Diego Magazine's newest issue.
People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for 2012 is actor Channing Tatum, but the magazine has also selected quite a few musicians to feature in its annual issue rounding up celebrity hotties.
AZTV7/Cable 13, Me-TV 7.2, RTV 7.3, Phoenix-Prescott, AZAAM Board Agrees to US Magazine Allowance for Lost Scan Sales, Requires Large Magazines to Report More Frequent Per-Issue Data.
Tucson News NowAAM Board Agrees to US Magazine Allowance for Lost Scan Sales, Requires Large Magazines to Report More Frequent Per-Issue Data.
Construction Magazine Network is the online home of Rural Builder, Metal Roofing Magazine, Frame Building News, the Idea Book, Gutter Opportunities, and Wood Homes Industry News.
I was scanning the magazine newsstand the other day and picked up a copy of the June issue of Ebony magazine.
She is also a senior editor of Longshot magazine and a contributor to Pop-Up Magazine.
Doug Moss, editor of E — The Environment Magazine, talks about how to present environmental and scientific issues to the public, and promoting his magazine.
DIS Magazine, a Web magazine, is "more interested in Burlington Coat Factory than Prada," a founder says.
Earlier this week, Lake Superior Magazine earned two awards at the 32nd Annual Awards of the International Regional Magazine Association.
The Association of Magazine Media Magazines have a vital stake in the outcome of the ongoing debate about the future of America's 230-year-old postal system.
SUSSEX- The president of QuadCreative and publisher of Milwaukee Magazine is reflecting on the relationship between Quad/ Graphics and Newsweek magazine.
My Photo Detective magazine column appears in Family Tree Magazine.
Inc Magazine has recognized TUUCI as one of the nation's top jobs creators, ranking the Miami-based shade structures producer eighth among manufacturing companies in the magazine's inaugural " Hire Power Awards".
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In science:

Mih˘ailescu: A Cyclotomic Approach to the Fermat – Catalan Conjecture, Octogon (mathematical magazine, M.
A Cylcotomic Investigation of the Fermat - Catalan Equation
Alagoz, “Green wireless communications via cognitive dimension: an overview,” IEEE Network Magazine, vol. 25, no. 2, pp.
Green Cellular Networks: A Survey, Some Research Issues and Challenges
Pereira, “Using the matrix pencil met hod to estimate the parameters of a sum of complex exponentials,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 37, No. 1. R.
Compressed Beamforming in Ultrasound Imaging
Communications Magazine, IEEE, 2006. Lee, Y., Iyengar, S.S., Min, C., Ju, Y., Kang, S., Park, T., Lee, J., Rhee, Y. and Song, J., MobiCon: a mobile context -monitoring platform.
Practical Context Awareness: Measuring and Utilizing the Context Dependency of Mobile Usage
N ′′′ in which he publishes N ′′′ magazines.
Astrophysics in 2005
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