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have (one's) nose in a book

To be reading a book. Often used of people who always seem to be reading. He's had his nose in a book for the entire camping trip. I wish he would take a break and enjoy the scenery. Poor Mary is so shy. She just has her nose in a book wherever she goes.
See also: book, have, nose

have (one's) nose in a magazine

To be reading a magazine. Often used of people who always seem to be reading. He's had his nose in a magazine for the entire camping trip. I wish he would take a break and enjoy the scenery. Poor Mary is so shy. She just has her nose in a magazine wherever she goes.
See also: have, magazine, nose

girlie magazine

A magazine containing pictures of nude or nearly nude women for the purpose of sexual titillation. You've gotta hide your girlie magazines better, dude—you don't want your mom to find them!
See also: girlie, magazine

have your nose in a ˈbook, magaˈzine, etc.

(informal) be reading something and giving it all your attention: She’s always got her nose in a book.
See also: have, nose

girlie magazine

n. a magazine featuring pictures of nude women. The girlie magazines were hidden under the counter.
See also: girlie, magazine
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The magazine clearly had to become international to a much greater degree than it had ever been.
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That first editorial promised to carve out a distinctive niche for the new magazine. In the ensuing half-century, we did that by tuning our editorial focus like a laser to shine only on one reader--the processor.
During her tenure, Naval Aviation News evolved from a monthly, black-and-white magazine to a bimonthly, color publication.
There are three required movements to position any part of the magazine system directly under the instrument probe and bring a sample into a measurement position: the rotation of the magazine system ([theta]), the linear motion of the magazine system (x), and the vertical displacement (z) (see Fig.
MPA--The Association of Magazine Media is the industry association for multiplatform magazine companies.
To clarify a few of the differences between this third generation of Magpul AR mags and the previous, the Gen M3 magazines have a tab at the rear to prevent over-insertion, texturing that is more raised on the magazine body, and some fitment tweaks that now allow it to work with the USMC's M27IAR, which has a non-Colt-specification magazine well.