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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

Examples of mag in a Sentence

Noun flip through this month's fashion mags to find out what's in style
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The couple told the mag that nothing about their relationship went according to plan. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 25 Feb. 2022 Sleeper Simulant in particular now has 4 in the mag and is getting another 6% PvE damage increase on top of the 10%. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 6 Dec. 2021 The mag had to run a correction (to the enjoyment of us all). Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 4 Mar. 2021 What about high-capacity magazines (again, an undefined term that could mean any mag that holds more than 10, 15 or 50 rounds)? Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner, 21 Feb. 2021 The mag decided that Marvin Gaye’s socially resonant What’s Going On was No. 1, dethroning Sgt. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 30 Sep. 2020 Keep your mags clean and hidden with these IWB carriers. Outdoor Life, 5 June 2020 The business mag estimates that the champagne company is now worth in excess of $310 million. Michael Saponara, Billboard, 10 July 2019 Molle webbing on the holster lets the user attach extra items, such as a mag pouch. The Editors, Outdoor Life, 20 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of mag


1742, in the meaning defined above

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“Mag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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