magazine

noun
mag·​a·​zine | \ ˈma-gə-ˌzēn How to pronounce magazine (audio) , ˌma-gə-ˈ\

Definition of magazine

1a : a print periodical containing miscellaneous pieces (such as articles, stories, poems) and often illustrated a fashion magazine a gardening magazine also : such a periodical published online
b : a similar section of a newspaper usually appearing on Sunday
c : a radio or television program presenting usually several short segments on a variety of topics
2 : a place where goods or supplies are stored : warehouse
3 : a room in which powder and other explosives are kept in a fort or a ship
4 : the contents of a magazine: such as
a : an accumulation of munitions (see munition sense 2) of war
b : a stock of provisions (see provision entry 1 sense 2) or goods
5 : a supply chamber: such as
a : a holder in or on a gun for cartridges (see cartridge sense 1) to be fed into the gun chamber
b : a lightproof chamber for films or plates on a camera or for film on a motion-picture projector

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Examples of magazine in a Sentence

She subscribes to several gardening magazines. the village kept a magazine where people left common supplies

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Android users need either to buy an iPhone or get their magazines elsewhere. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Apple leaves Android users with few alternatives as Texture is earmarked for May 28 shutdown," 29 Mar. 2019 Remember that stack of magazines a bride used to receive as an engagement gift from her dearest family members and friends? Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "You Can Now Give a BAZAAR Bride Membership as a Gift," 15 Feb. 2019 Dope, which has built a large readership among younger cannabis users, has been acquired by High Times, the grand-daddy of weed magazines. Paul Roberts, The Seattle Times, "Seattle-based Dope Magazine sold for $11M to High Times," 25 Sep. 2018 Christopher Elliott is the ombudsman for National Geographic Traveler magazine. Christopher Elliott, miamiherald, "I canceled my tour on time. Where’s my refund, Viator?," 12 July 2018 After a photo shoot for Elle magazine’s August issue, the singer sat down to play a few rounds of Song Association, a singing game where she is given a word and has 10 seconds to sing a line containing that word. Monica Mercuri, Billboard, "Ariana Grande Teases New Song 'r.e.m', Covers Justin Bieber, Whitney Houston & More: Watch," 12 July 2018 While on a hunting trip in Fairbanks earlier this year, Christine and I stopped at an antique store and found a bin of old outdoor magazines for sale. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, "Old outdoors magazine brings back memories of Kenai River legend," 11 July 2018 The service will cost $240 annually—or 12 times as much as a yearly subscription to the print magazine. ... Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, WSJ, "Condé Nast, Seeking Extra Revenue, Turns to Professionals," 13 Mar. 2019 But wait, here's the magazine's description of those claims. Fox News, "Tucker takes on Kavanaugh opponent; Martha MacCallum's takeaways from interview with Kavanaugh," 25 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of magazine

1583, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for magazine

Middle French, from Old Occitan, from Arabic makhāzin, plural of makhzan storehouse

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magazine

noun

English Language Learners Definition of magazine

: a type of thin book with a paper cover that contains stories, essays, pictures, etc., and that is usually published every week or month
: a radio or television program that discusses different topics
: a part of a gun that holds bullets

magazine

noun
mag·​a·​zine | \ ˈma-gə-ˌzēn How to pronounce magazine (audio) \

Kids Definition of magazine

1 : a publication issued at regular intervals (as weekly or monthly)
2 : a storehouse or warehouse for military supplies
3 : a container in a gun for holding cartridges

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