Magazine

Definition of Magazine

Mag`a`zine´
n.1.
1.A receptacle in which anything is stored, especially military stores, as ammunition, arms, provisions, etc.
2.The building or room in which the supply of powder is kept in a fortification or a ship.
3.A chamber in a gun for holding a number of cartridges to be fed automatically to the piece.
4.A pamphlet published periodically containing miscellaneous papers or compositions.
5.A country or district especially rich in natural products.
6.A city viewed as a marketing center.
7.A reservoir or supply chamber for a stove, battery, camera, typesetting machine, or other apparatus.
8.A store, or shop, where goods are kept for sale.
Magazine dress
clothing made chiefly of woolen, without anything metallic about it, to be worn in a powder magazine.
Magazine gun
a portable firearm, as a rifle, with a chamber carrying cartridges which are brought automatically into position for firing.
Magazine stove
a stove having a chamber for holding fuel which is supplied to the fire by some self-feeding process, as in the common base-burner.
v. t.1.To store in, or as in, a magazine; to store up for use.
[imp. & p. p. Magazined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Magazining.]

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