[maj-i-kuh l] /ˈmædʒ ɪ kəl/
produced by or as if by :
The change in the appearance of the room was magical.
a magical night.
of or relating to .
1550s, from magic (n.) + -al (1). Related: Magically.
noun 1. a conviction that thinking is equivalent to doing, occurring in dreams, the thought patterns of children, and some types of mental disorders, especially obsessive-compulsive disorder.
- Magic carpet
noun 1. (in fairy stories) a carpet capable of transporting people through the air
- Magic circle
noun 1. the British association of magicians, traditionally forbidden to reveal any of the secrets of their art 2. (not capitals) a group of influential people involved in a conspiracy
- Magic cookie
1. Something passed between routines or programs that enables the receiver to perform some operation; a capability ticket or opaque identifier. Especially used of small data objects that contain data encoded in a strange or intrinsically machine-dependent way. E.g. on non-Unix operating systems with a non-byte-stream model of files, the result of “ftell” may be […]