\ˈmag \

Definition of mag 

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Definition of mag (Entry 2 of 2)

1 magnesium

2 magnetism

3 magneto

4 magnitude

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Examples of mag in a Sentence


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After your dog indulges, treat yourself to an epic burger at au cheval then walk it off with some shopping on the mag mile and stroll along the beaches at Lake Michigan. Jessica Migala, Country Living, "7 Great Cities to Visit With Your Dog," 26 July 2018 Having the option to munch keeps my mouth and hands happy while sitting at the gate or reading mags on the plane. 3. Abby Cuffey, Woman's Day, "Airport Snacks," 4 Oct. 2010 On current Ohio's driver's licenses, the mag stripes contain everything that's on the front of your license. Teresa Dixon Murray,, "Giant Eagle's new policy requires swiping drivers licenses for some shoppers: Money Matters," 13 May 2018 The mag was based out of Kirkland, Washington, and the gig involved a lot of rafting and kayaking in the notoriously damp Pacific Northwest. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, "Don't Underestimate the Humble $12 Tarp," 2 May 2018 Over the years my tires have had air loss, so to solve the problem the shop ground the corrosion off the mag wheels. Bob Weber,, "When jump-starting a car, does it help to rev the engine?," 18 Mar. 2018 Brandon was not at the scene when police arrived and has not yet been arrested, according to the mag. Fox News, "Tommy Lee allegedly assaulted by 21-year-old son over Pamela Anderson tweets," 8 Mar. 2018 Radhika Jones, who replaced Carter in December, held court in the Soho House garden after being introduced to DuVernay by the mag’s west coast editor Krista Smith. Ramona Saviss, The Hollywood Reporter, "2018 Oscars Party Diary: Inside the A-List Parties and Events (Updating)," 1 Mar. 2018 This was a different era, when the best player in the world could spend the summer matched up against an 18-year-old, malt liquor plugged on the front of his jersey and a girlie mag on the back. Lee Jenkins,, "Summer of Showtime: Why All Eyes Will Be on the Lakers," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of mag


1742, in the meaning defined above

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