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1. A receptacle in which anything is stored, especially military stores, as ammunition, arms, provisions, etc. Armories and magazines.

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. 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.

Origin: f. Magasin, It. Magazzino, or sp. Magacen, almagacen; all fr. Ar. Makhzan, almakhzan, a storehouse, granary, or cellar.

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... you describe as rustling papers for me I describe as "turning pages".I sit unsuspectfully in doctor's waiting rooms as people read magazines,etc.& hope they "turn the pages right",but sometimes they pause to read an article or stop reading altogether which ruins my ...

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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

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