noun Etymology: Middle French, from Old Occitan, from Arabic makhāzin, plural of makhzan storehouse Date: 1583 1. a place where goods or supplies are stored ; warehouse 2. a room in which powder and other explosives are kept in a fort or a ship 3. the contents of a magazine: as a. an accumulation of munitions of war b. a stock of provisions or goods 4. a. a periodical containing miscellaneous pieces (as articles, stories, poems) and often illustrated; also such a periodical published online b. a similar section of a newspaper usually appearing on Sunday c. a radio or television program presenting usually several short segments on a variety of topics 5. a supply chamber: as a. a holder in or on a gun for cartridges to be fed into the gun chamber b. a lightproof chamber for films or plates on a camera or for film on a motion-picture projector

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