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magazine (gun)

Definition:

a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

magazines

Part of:

gun

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

pincurl clip

Etymology:

"place for storing goods, especially military ammunition", from Middle French...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of magazine...

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

cartridge clip

a metallic container holding cartridges for an automatic firearm (9 of 266 words, 1 usage example)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/cartridge-clip

Oxford Dictionary:

cartridge clip

Syllabification: (car¬∑tridge clip) Entry from United States Dictionary | a metal frame or container that holds cartridges for loading into an ... (20 of 41 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/cartridge-clip

American Heritage Dictionary:

cartridge clip | ammunition clip

A metal container or frame for holding cartridges to be loaded into an automatic rifle or pistol. (17 of 24 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cartridge-clip

Random House Dictionary:

cartridge clip

a metal frame or container holding cartridges for a magazine rifle or automatic pistol. (14 of 16 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/cartridge-clip

New World Dictionary:

cartridge clip

a metal container for cartridges, inserted in certain types of firearms (11 of 13 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cartridge-clip

Britannica Encyclopedia:

magazine [publishing] | periodical [synonym]

a printed collection of texts, often illustrated, that is produced at regular intervals. A brief treatment of magazines follows. For full treatment, ... (22 of 414 words, 6 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/356421​/magazine

Wiktionary:

magazine | magazines [plural]

A periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets of paper folded in half and stapled at fold. | An ammunition storehouse. | Detachable ammunition holder enabling multiple rounds of ammunition to be fed to a gun. (33 of 41 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/magazine

Wikipedia:

Magazine | Magazines | periodicals | glossies | serials

publications that are printed with ink on paper, and generally published on a regular schedule and containing a variety of content. They are generally financed by advertising, by a purchase price, by pre-paid magazine subscriptions, or all three. At... (39 of 964 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Magazine

Magazine (disambiguation)

a kind of periodical publication. Magazine may also refer to: Magazine (artillery), a place to store ammunition in warships and fortifications | Magazine (firearms), a device that holds ammunition for firearms | Camera magazine, a light-tight chamber... (35 of 250 words, 17 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Magazine (disambiguation)

Merriam-Webster:

magazine | book [noun, magazine] | bulletin [noun, magazine] | diurnal [noun, magazine] | gazette [noun, magazine] | journal [noun, magazine] | newspaper [noun, magazine] | organ [noun, magazine] | periodical [noun, magazine] | ...

a place where goods or supplies are stored; "warehouse" | a room in which powder and other explosives are kept in a fort or a ship | the contents of a ... (29 of 226 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/magazine

Macmillan British Dictionary:

magazine [countable] | magazines [plural]

a large thin book with a paper cover, containing reports, photographs, stories etc, usually published once a month or once a week | a television or ... (25 of 114 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/magazine

Columbia Encyclopedia:

periodical | magazine

a publication that is issued regularly. It's distinguished from the newspaper in format in that its pages are smaller and are usually bound, and it's ... (25 of 53 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/ent​/A​0838325​.html

Cambridge Dictionary:

magazine [entry 1] | mag

([informal] "mag") a type of thin book with large pages and a paper cover which contains articles and photographs and is published every week or month (26 of 46 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/magazine 1

magazine [entry 2]

a part of a gun in which cartridges are stored, or a building in which explosives, weapons and supplies are kept (21 of 30 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/magazine 2

Encarta Dictionary:

cartridge clip | cartridge clips [plural]

a container for bullets, loaded directly into an automatic weapon (10 of 22 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861687223​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

magazine

First use: 1580s

Origin: "place for storing goods, especially military ammunition", from Middle French magasin "warehouse, depot, store", from Italian magazzino, ... (18 of 84 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=magazine

Oxford Dictionary:

magazine | magazine programme

First use: late 16th century

Origin: French magasin, from Italian magazzino, from Arabic maḵzin, maḵzan "storehouse", from ḵazana "store up". The term ... (19 of 69 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/magazine

American Heritage Dictionary:

magazine

Origin: French magasin, storehouse, from Old French magazin (possibly via Old Italian magazzino), from Arabic maḫāzin, ... (15 of 40 etymology words)

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Wiktionary:

magazine | magazines [plural]

Origin: Middle French magasin ("warehouse, store"), from Italian magazzino ("storehouse"), from Arabic مخازن (maxāzin, "storerooms, storehouses"), plural of مخزن (maxzan, "storeroom, storehouse"), from... (22 of 31 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/magazine

New World Dictionary:

magazine

Origin: the idea of "storehouse of information" | French magasin from Old French magazin from Italian magazzino from Arabic ... (17 of 29 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/magazine

Collins Dictionary:

magazine

First use: 16th century

Origin: via French magasin from Italian magazzino, from Arabic makhāzin, plural of makhzan storehouse, from khazana to store away

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/magazine

Merriam-Webster:

magazine

First use: 1583

Origin: Middle French, from Old Occitan, from Arabic makhāzin, plural of makhzan storehouse

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/magazine

Encarta Dictionary:

magazine | magazines [plural]

First use: Late 16th century

Origin: French magazin from Italian magazzino from Arabic maḵzan "storehouse"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861627700​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

magazine | magazines [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "magazine"

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Collins Dictionary:

magazine

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "magazine"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/magazine

Macmillan American Dictionary:

magazine [countable] | magazines [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "magazine"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/magazine

Macmillan British Dictionary:

magazine [countable] | magazines [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "magazine"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/magazine

Cambridge Dictionary:

magazine [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "magazine"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "magazine"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/magazine 1

the Free Dictionary:

magazine

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "magazine"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "magazine"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "magazine" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/magazine

Google Dictionary:

magazine | magazines [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "magazine"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

magazine

Audio: North American pronunciation of "magazine"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=magazi​01 word=magazine

YourDictionary Audio:

magazine

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "magazine" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/magazine

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