mag

1 [mag]
noun Informal.

Origin:
shortened form

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mag

2 [mag] British Dialect.
noun
1.
a magpie.
2.
talk; chatter.
verb (used without object), magged, magging.
3.
to talk idly; chatter.

Origin:
shortened form of magpie

Mag

[mag]
noun
a female given name, form of Margaret.

mag.

5.
(in prescriptions) large.

Origin:
< Latin magnus

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mag1 (mæɡ)
 
n
informal See magazine

mag2 (mæɡ)
 
vb , mags, magging, magged
1.  to talk; chatter
 
n
2.  talk; chatter
 
[C18: from Mag, see magpie]

mag.
 
abbreviation for
1.  magazine
2.  magnitude

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Word Origin & History

mag
"car wheel made of magnesium alloy," 1969. As an abbreviation of magazine, it dates from 1801. As a nickname for Margaret it is known since M.E. (see magpie).
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mag definition


  1. n.
    magazine. : I gotta stop and get a computer mag.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
mag
magazine
mag.
  1. magnet

  2. magnetism

  3. magneto

  4. magnitude

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Specialty, highgrade car wheels of magnesium alloy are called mag wheels.
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