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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


flip through this month's fashion mags to find out what's in style

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Couples Vibrator Shop It Courtesy HOW HARDCORE: xxx COST: 8 cents/minute As the name suggests, this one's for us. Endorsed by postfem mag Bust, this site presents a mind-boggling 65,000 movies. The Editors, Marie Claire, "The Hottest Porn for Women on the Internet," 17 Oct. 2017 Kravitz admitted to Rolling Stone in her recent interview with the mag. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Zoë Kravitz Says Having Such Cool Parents Left Her Feeling "Intimidated" While Growing Up," 26 Nov. 2018 The rich chocolate brown with subtle golden highlights was for a shoot with Byrdie mag, but the look is perfect for winter. Kara Mcgrath, Seventeen, "Ashley Benson Goes Mega Dark! Which Hair Color Do You Like Best On The PLL Star?," 21 Jan. 2014 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

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First Known Use of mag


1742, in the meaning defined above

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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