What is magic?

  • (adj): Possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers.
    Example: "Magic signs that protect against adverse influence"
    Synonyms: charming, magical, sorcerous, witching, wizard, wizardly
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on magic:

Rifts (role-playing Game) - Setting - Earth - Atlantis
... of Supernatural Intelligences, Atlantis is a land ruled by magic and monsters ... Enhanced by parasites or other magic, they are then pitted against one another or bizarre, monstrous creatures ... The Splugorth are also masters of Rune Magic (such as the creation of the fabled rune weapons), an offshoot of Bio-Wizardry ...
Gothic (video game) - Gameplay
... be a Mage (or joins the Swamp Camp), he will be able to learn Circles of Magic there are 6 of them ... mages, because they are limited to 4 magic circles (out of 6) ... However, they gain access to magic earlier ...
Magic: The Gathering World Championship
... The Magic The Gathering World Championships (Worlds) have been held annually between 1994 and 2011 ... It was the most important tournament in the game of Magic The Gathering, offering cash prizes of up to $45,000 to the winners ... Besides the main event Worlds were always a huge gathering of Magic players, who come to watch the pros and compete in side events ...
Trobriand Islands - People - Magic
... The Trobrianders practice many traditional magic spells ... Trobrianders believe that no one can make up a new magic spell ... Sometimes a man gives a woman magic spells because he wants to give her more than betel nuts or tobacco ...
Warhammer Fantasy Battle - Editions of The Game - 4th Edition (1992) and 5th Edition (1996)
... A completely re-worked magic system was produced which was available as a boxed expansion set ... than selecting spells they were drawn at random and the magic phase was based on the play of these cards, making magic a bit like a game within a game ... The magic system was further expanded by the Arcane Magic box set and the magic element of the Chaos box set ...

More definitions of "magic":

  • (noun): Any art that invokes supernatural powers.

Famous quotes containing the word magic:

    The pleasure of eloquence is in greatest part owing often to the stimulus of the occasion which produces it,—to the magic of sympathy, which exalts the feeling of each by radiating on him the feeling of all.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Religion differs from magic in that it is not concerned with control or manipulation of the powers confronted. Rather it means submission to, trust in, and adoration of, what is apprehended as the divine nature of ultimate reality.
    Joachim Wach (1898–1955)

    The magic sifted whiteness of her mind
    Coloring life ...
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)