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Definitions of magazine

  1. a light- tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required
  2. a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
  3. a periodic paperback publication; " it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
  4. a business firm that publishes magazines; " he works for a magazine"
  5. a storehouse ( as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
  6. product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object; " tripped over a pile of magazines"
  7. A receptacle in which anything is stored, especially military stores, as ammunition, arms, provisions, etc.
  8. The building or room in which the supply of powder is kept in a fortification or a ship.
  9. A chamber in a gun for holding a number of cartridges to be fed automatically to the piece.
  10. A pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous papers or compositions.
  11. To store in, or as in, a magazine; to store up for use.
  12. A country or district especially rich in natural products.
  13. A city viewed as a marketing center.
  14. A reservoir or supply chamber for a stove, battery, camera, typesetting machine, or other apparatus.
  15. A store, or shop, where goods are kept for sale.
  16. A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
  17. A ware house; a place for storing military supplies, as ammunition, etc.; the cartridge chamber of a gun; a literary or scientific publication, containing various articles, stories, etc., and issued at stated times.
  18. A storehouse: a receptacle for military stores: the gunpowder- room in a ship: a pamphlet published periodically, containing miscellaneous compositions.
  19. A storehouse. esp. for military stores or gunpowder; pamphlet published periodically.
  20. A house, room, or receptacle in which anything is stored; chamber of a repeating rifle; a periodical.
  21. A building in which to store provisions, arms, or ammunition; a strong building in which to store gunpowder safely; a pamphlet published at regular intervals containing compositions of a miscellaneous character.
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Quotes of magazine

  1. However, I was a restaurant critic at Chicago magazine before I worked at Esquire, and I've been a really enthusiastic home cook for a long time. It's just something I'm passionate about. – Ted Allen
  2. I find it exhausting to administer a magazine without an office or paid staff. – John Barton
  3. The Rockwell magazine cover was more a part of the American reality than a record of it. – Arthur C. Danto
  4. The New York Quarterly is an amazing, intelligent, crazy, creative, strange, and indispensable magazine – James Dickey
  5. Critics? How do they happen? I know how it happened to me. I would send a poem or story to a magazine and they would say this doesn't suit our needs precisely but on the other hand you sound interesting. Would you be interested in doing a review? – Leslie Fiedler
  6. Right after 9/11 there was a magazine with a cover of kids, mostly 12 -14 year -olds, who were being trained for military combat. I thought that this had just gone too far. – Eddie Bernice Johnson
  7. Before, being a model, it was just a job, and I was making fun of it. But today, I take my career more seriously. The fact that a reader may buy an Armani item because she'd seen it on me in a magazine is very important to me. So much so that I intend to launch my own label. – Milla Jovovich
  8. I just saw a copy of a cover of a magazine that I'm on, and it's very weird and unusual. – Mia Kirshner
  9. A photographer without a magazine behind him is like a farmer without fields. – Norman Parkinson
  10. Well, I always say that the two things I was most disastrous at in my life, being a teenager and being a wife, were the two things I really wound up cashing in on when I was writing fluffy magazine pieces. – Ann Patchett
  11. How valuable NBC Magazine was in my career is questionable. – Jessica Savitch
  12. I'm always really surprised by people who are comfortable revealing all of their secrets on TV or in a magazine It's actually quite shocking to me. – Annabella Sciorra
  13. Online, you have things like Slate Magazine which has a lot of commentary and analysis of stories, so it gives you a fuller picture. I would compare that to a news magazine or the New Republic. – Tabitha Soren
  14. Dogs get lost hundreds of times and no one ever notices it or sends an account of it to a scientific magazine – Edward Thorndike
  15. To me this movie is about what is valuable. To one person it might be a stone; to someone else, a story in a magazine to another, it is a child. The juxtaposition of one man obsessed with finding a valuable diamond with another man risking his life to find his son is the beating heart of this film. – Edward Zwick

Usage examples for magazine

  1. Smalley's Mr. Huxley, in Scribner's Magazine for October, 1905. Darwin's Life and Letters. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  2. After that he went calmly back to his magazine and forgot all about him. – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  3. We read the newspaper or magazine that comes to the home. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  4. Not one poem ever appeared in a Parish Magazine so far as either Dorothy or I have been able to ascertain. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  5. See, also, Gentleman's Magazine 1795, p. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  6. One of the largest galleons, engaged in combat with a couple of Dutch vessels, had received a hot shot full in her powder magazine and blew up with all on board. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. Long before she reached the room she became aware of sounds which acted upon her as a spark to a powder magazine for Mammy's loving old ears lay very close to her heart. – Peggy Stewart at School by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  8. For many years it was used as a lock- up, and later as a powder magazine – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  9. Lamb's letter was unknown to his sister until after it appeared in the Magazine it being his practice to write his letters in Leadenhall Street. – Charles Lamb by Barry Cornwall
  10. Taganrog, a place of great strength, was attacked, and though the town was protected by some heavy batteries, and above three thousand troops, who kept up a hot fire on the ships and boats, every Government building and magazine was destroyed. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  11. And, now I recall it, I saw him yesterday near your powder magazine – Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record by Victor Appleton
  12. " Not while Walter Butler lives," said Cresap, bitterly, rising to his feet and turning the key of the magazine – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  13. Bessie sank into her bed with a sigh, putting out one hand for a magazine and turning on the electric light beside the bed. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  14. Jonathan Zane heard Betty's first words and disappeared into the magazine room. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  15. He contributed some articles on American subjects to Blackwood's Magazine – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  16. I filled the magazine of my rifle and plunged along at a fast pace. – The Sheep Eaters by William Alonzo Allen
  17. He was glancing down at the magazine again, which was lying open on the table. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  18. Consult the public library for magazine literature on the subject of roads, railroads, river transportation, etc. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  19. There are many that have not been published in any magazine for a long time, or at all. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  20. Last winter when I was sick I wrote a magazine article three times before I got it to suit me. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
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