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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 An errant page from a porno mag, found on the ground, is clearly bait from the enemy. Dan Piepenbring, The New Yorker, 16 June 2022 In the mag’s annual Readers’ Poll one year, the New York Dolls were voted both Best and Worst Group, the perfect expression of that dualism. Roy Trakin, Variety, 11 June 2022 Last April, Leni covered Glamour Germany's 20th anniversary issue, in honor of her mom Heidi being the mag's first ever cover girl. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 7 June 2022 By the mid-'70s, Creem was the country's second-biggest rock mag, its circulation of 200,000-plus topped only by Rolling Stone. Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, 1 June 2022 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 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 3 Oct. 2022.

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