What is magazine?

  • (noun): Product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object.
    Example: "Tripped over a pile of magazines"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Magazine

Magazines, periodicals, glossies or serials are publications that are printed with ink on paper, generally published on a regular schedule and contain a variety of content. They are generally financed by advertising, by a purchase price, by pre-paid magazine subscriptions, or all three. At its root the word magazine refers to a collection or storage location. In the case of written publication it is a collection of written articles.

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Some articles on magazine:

Urban Male Magazine
... Urban Male Magazine (a.k.a ... UMM) is a Canadian's men's interest magazine ...
Magazine - History
... The Gentleman's Magazine, first published in 1731, in London, is considered to have been the first general-interest magazine ... Edward Cave, who edited The Gentleman's Magazine under the pen name "Sylvanus Urban," was the first to use the term "magazine," on the analogy of a military storehouse of ... later to periodicals)." The oldest consumer magazine still in print is The Scots Magazine, which was first published in 1739, though multiple changes in ownership and gaps in publication ...
Yasuko Aoike
... She made her professional debut in the Ribon magazine 1963 Winter Special Edition with the short story Sayonara Nanette ... Her work has also appeared in Shueisha's Monthly Seventeen Magazine in the late 1970s (most notably El Alcon and Seven Seas, Seven Skies) and Hakusensha's Lala magazine in the 1980s (Z) ...
Young Quaker - Production
... The magazine is printed on recycled paper by The Birches Printers, Willenhall, West Midlands ... The magazine has five editors which are appointed by Young Friends General Meeting, having been discerned by that Meeting's Nominations Committee ... and advertisements with their own thoughts and ideas to form the final magazine, which is usually between 24 and 32 pages ...
Johanna Sinisalo - Bibliography - Comics
... Tiskivuoro in Uusi Nainen -magazine ', art by Hannu Mänttäri Scripts for Moomin related comics for Semic and ToTo-tuotanto, several artists Pikku eläinpuoti in *O ...

More definitions of "magazine":

  • (noun): A periodic paperback publication.
    Example: "It takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"
    Synonyms: mag
  • (noun): A business firm that publishes magazines.
    Example: "He works for a magazine"
    Synonyms: magazine publisher
  • (noun): A light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required.
    Synonyms: cartridge

Famous quotes containing the word magazine:

    In general, one may pronounce kissing dangerous. A spark of fire has often been struck out of the collision of lips, that has blown up the whole magazine of virtue.
    Anonymous, U.S. women’s magazine contributor. Weekly Visitor or Ladies Miscellany, p. 203 (April 1803)

    The happiness of the body consists in the possession of health; that of the mind, in being sensible of that blessing.
    Anonymous, U.S. women’s magazine contributor. Weekly Visitor or Ladies Miscellany, p. 189 (March 1803)

    A man may build a complicated piece of mechanism, or pilot a steamboat, but not more than five out of ten know how the apple got into the dumpling.
    Edward A. Boyden, U.S. women’s magazine contributor. The Woman’s Magazine, pp. 423-5 (April 1888)