Magnum meaning

măg'nəm
Of or relating to a cartridge containing a larger explosive charge than other cartridges of the same size.
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Designed to shoot magnum cartridges.
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A magnum cartridge or firearm.
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A bottle, holding about two fifths of a gallon (1.5 liters), for wine or liquor.
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The amount of liquid that this bottle can hold.
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A wine bottle holding about 1.5 liters, about twice as much as the usual bottle.
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A firearm, esp. a revolver, designed to fire magnum cartridges.
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Of or pertaining to a cartridge having more explosive force than an ordinary cartridge of its size would.
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(wine) A bottle of wine containing 1.5 liters of fluid, double the volume of a standard bottle.
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A gun calibre larger than, or derived from, a smaller similar cartridge.
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Origin of magnum

From Latin neuter of magnus great meg- in Indo-European roots