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The cover of the September 19, 1927, issue of Time, a weekly news magazine published in the United States.
Etymology
Borrowed from Middle French magasin(“warehouse, store”), from Italian magazzino​(​“​storehouse​”​)​, ultimately from Arabic مَخَازِن‎ pl(maḵāzin), plural of مَخْزَن‎ (maḵzan, “storeroom, storehouse”), noun of place from خَزَنَ‎ (ḵazana, “to store, to stock, to lay up”).
Pronunciation
Noun
magazine (plural magazines)
  1. A non-academic periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets of paper folded in half and stapled at the fold.
  2. An ammunition storehouse.
    1671, John Milton, “Samson Agonistes, []”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: […] J. M[acock] for John Starkey […], OCLC 228732398, lines 293–8, page 76–7:
    He all thir Ammunition / And feats of War defeats / With plain Heroic magnitude of mind / And celeſtial vigour arm’d, / Thir Armories and Magazins contemns, / Renders them uſeleſs, while / With winged expedition / Swift as the lightning glance he executes / His errand on the wicked, who ſurpris’d / Loſe thir defence diſtracted and amaz’d.
  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.
  8. (television) A collection of Teletext pages.
    • 1983, Channels of Communications (volume 3, page 41)
      Most teletext "magazines" contain about 100 pages of information, typically including news headlines, weather reports, sports scores, video games, and stock prices.
    • 1984, Telecommunications (volume 18, page 89)
      The operator is able to build Teletext magazines of, typically, 100 pages per magazine, specify transmission times […]
Derived terms
Derived terms
Descendants
→ Burmese: မဂ္ဂဇင်း​(​magga.jang:​)
→ Cebuano: magasin
→ Dutch: magazijn
→ French: magazine
→ Italian: magazine
→ Gujarati: મેગેઝિન​(​megejhin​)
→ Hebrew: מגזין(magazin)
→ Hindustani: मैगज़ीन (maigzīn) / میگزین‎ (megzīn)
→ Japanese: マガジン (magajin)
→ Shan: မႅၵ်ႈၵၸိၼ်း​(​māek kǎ tsín)
→ Spanish: magacín
Translations
periodical
ammunition storehouse
ammunition clip or chamber enabling multiple rounds to be held before firing
French
Etymology
Borrowed from English magazine.
Pronunciation
Noun
magazine m (plural magazines)
magazine (periodical publication)
Synonyms: revue, périodique
Further reading
magazine” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
Italian
Etymology
English magazine
Noun
magazine m (plural magazines)
magazine (publication, especially the supplement of a newspaper)
Synonym: rivista
Further reading
magazine in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
Portuguese
Noun
magazine m (plural magazines)
department store (store containing many departments)
Synonym: loja de departamento
Romanian
Noun
magazine n pl
plural of magazin
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