magazine

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Magazine

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

The cover of the September 19, 1927, issue of Time, a weekly news magazine published in the United States

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle French magasin ‎(warehouse, store), from Italian magazzino ‎(storehouse), ultimately from Arabic مَخَازِن ‎(maḵāzin, storerooms, storehouses), plural of مَخْزَن ‎(maḵzan, storeroom, storehouse), noun of place from خَزَنَ ‎(ḵazana, to store, to stock, to lay up).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mæɡəˈziːn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːn
  • Hyphenation: mag‧a‧zine

Noun[edit]

magazine ‎(plural magazines)

  1. A periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets of paper folded in half and stapled at fold.
  2. An ammunition storehouse.
    • Milton
      armouries and magazines
  3. A chamber in a firearm enabling multiple rounds of ammunition to be fed into the firearm.
  4. A reservoir or supply chamber for a stove, battery, camera, typesetting machine, or other apparatus.
  5. (dated) A country or district especially rich in natural products.
  6. (dated) A city viewed as a marketing center.
  7. (dated) A store, or shop, where goods are kept for sale.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English magazine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

magazine m ‎(plural magazines)

  1. magazine (periodical publication)

External links[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. department store (store containing many departments)

Synonyms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

magazine n pl

  1. plural of magazin