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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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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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