magazine

magazine

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English

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

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /mæɡəˈziːn/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /mæɡəˈzin/, /ˈmæɡəzin/
  • Rhymes: -iːn
  • Hyphenation: mag‧a‧zine

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.
  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 []

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Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from English magazine.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ma.ɡa.zin/

Noun

magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. 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)

  1. 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)

  1. department store (store containing many departments)
    Synonym: loja de departamento

Romanian

Noun

magazine n pl

  1. plural of magazin

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