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Noun: magazine  ,ma-gu'zeen
  1. A periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money";
    - mag
     
  2. Product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    "tripped over a pile of magazines"
     
  3. A business firm that publishes magazines
    "he works for a magazine";
    - magazine publisher
     
  4. A light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required
    - cartridge
     
  5. A storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
    - powder store, powder magazine
     
  6. A metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    - cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip

Derived forms: magazines

Type of: depot, entrepot, lad mag [UK], press, product, production, public press, publication, publisher, publishing company, publishing firm, publishing house, storage, store, storehouse, supply chamber

Part of: camera, gun, photographic camera

Encyclopedia: Magazine, Ar