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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 periodic paperback publication; " it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
  3. a business firm that publishes magazines; " he works for a magazine"
  4. product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object; " tripped over a pile of magazines"
  5. A receptacle in which anything is stored, especially military stores, as ammunition, arms, provisions, etc.
  6. The building or room in which the supply of powder is kept in a fortification or a ship.
  7. A chamber in a gun for holding a number of cartridges to be fed automatically to the piece.
  8. A pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous papers or compositions.
  9. To store in, or as in, a magazine; to store up for use.
  10. A country or district especially rich in natural products.
  11. A city viewed as a marketing center.
  12. A reservoir or supply chamber for a stove, battery, camera, typesetting machine, or other apparatus.
  13. A store, or shop, where goods are kept for sale.
  14. 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.
  15. A storehouse: a receptacle for military stores: the gunpowder- room in a ship: a pamphlet published periodically, containing miscellaneous compositions.
  16. A storehouse. esp. for military stores or gunpowder; pamphlet published periodically.
  17. A house, room, or receptacle in which anything is stored; chamber of a repeating rifle; a periodical.
  18. 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. 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
  2. Jonathan Zane heard Betty's first words and disappeared into the magazine- room. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  3. 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
  4. " Not while Walter Butler lives," said Cresap, bitterly, rising to his feet and turning the key of the magazine. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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)
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. See, also, Gentleman's Magazine, 1795, p. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  14. He was glancing down at the magazine again, which was lying open on the table. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  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. We read the newspaper or magazine that comes to the home. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  18. Smalley's Mr. Huxley, in Scribner's Magazine for October, 1905. Darwin's Life and Letters. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  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
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