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The power of apparently influencing the course of events by using mysterious or supernatural forces,
  1. Used in magic or working by magic; having or apparently having supernatural powers
    • - a magic wand
  2. Very effective in producing results, esp. desired ones
    • - confidence is the magic ingredient needed to spark recovery
  3. Wonderful; exciting
    • - what a magic moment
  1. Move, change, or create by or as if by magic
    • - he must have been magicked out of the car at the precise second it exploded
  1. The power of apparently influencing the course of events by using mysterious or supernatural forces
    • - do you believe in magic?
    • - suddenly, as if by magic, the doors start to open
  2. Mysterious tricks, such as making things disappear and appear again, performed as entertainment

  3. A quality that makes something seem removed from everyday life, esp. in a way that gives delight
    • - the magic of the theater
  4. Something that has such a quality
    • - their seaside town is pure magic

  1. charming: possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers"
  2. any art that invokes supernatural powers
  3. magic trick: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
  4. (magically) in a magical manner; "it disappeared magically"
  5. MagiC is a third party multitasking-capable TOS-compatible operating system for the Atari ST range of computers, including some newer clone machines. There are also variants that run as part of the MagicMac and MagicPC emulation environments.
  6. Magic is a 1978 psychological horror film starring Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, and Burgess Meredith. It was written by William Goldman, who also wrote the novel on which it was based.
  7. Magic is a 2010 American family film adventure directed by John Penney and starring Leo Grillo. Magic is the name of an angelic dog sent to heal a troubled family. The film co-stars Sammi Hanratty, Lori Heuring and Robert Davi.
  8. Magic is Malta's More Music, Less Talk radio station and one of the best known music brands.
  9. Magic is a studio album by Amii Stewart released in 1992. The album which includes singles "Don't Be So Shy" and "Don't Stop" was a collaboration with Narada Michael Walden and British songwriting duo Climie Fisher.
  10. In the book series Artemis Fowl, by Eoin Colfer, magic is an integral part of the world, although most humans do not have the ability to use it. Its use is almost completely restricted to the seven families(or groups) of fairies. ...
  11. Allegedly supernatural charm, spell or other method to dominate natural forces; A ritual associated with supernatural magic or with mysticism; An illusion performed to give the appearance of magic or the supernatural; A cause not quite understood; Something spectacular or wonderful; Any ...
  12. The decrypted Japanese messages produced by US cryptographers in and prior to World War II
  13. (magical) Of or relating to magic; Enchanting
  14. Technically speaking, any extra semantics attached to a variable such as $!, $0, %ENV, or %SIG, or to any tied variable. Magical things happen when you diddle those variables.
  15. Magic and sorcery are the influencing of events, objects, people and physical phenomena by mystical, paranormal or supernatural means. The terms can also refer to the practices employed by a person to wield this influence, and to beliefs that explain various events and phenomena in such terms.
  16. To dream of accomplishing any design by magic, indicates pleasant surprises. To see others practising this art, denotes profitable changes to all who have this dream. ...
  17. The performance of routines, usually in a fixed or rigid manner, designed to influence the future, persuade the ‘gods’ or shape fate. The ball player who believes that wearing the same sweater or eating the same meal before a game will determine whether the teams wins or not is performing magic.
  18. practices designed to gain control over the supernatural. Magic and religion are separated in several ways in anthropology. For some anthropologists magic tries to gain control over the supernatural. ...
  19. is the use of words, actions, or reading of signs to influence nature or people. Magic has no place in knowledge management. One must use solid techniques with a scientific basis to change people and organizations. Change is not caused by magic. *
  20. The universe of traditional images, as yet unclouded by texts, is a world of magical circumstances; a world of eternal recurrence in which everything lends meaning to everything else and everything signifies everything else: a world full of meanings, full of "gods."
  21. was released on October 2, 2007. Recorded with the E Street Band, it featured ten new Springsteen songs plus "Long Walk Home," performed with the Sessions band. Magic debuted at number one in Ireland and the UK. ...
  22. the supposed art which attempts to influence people or the course of events by supernatural means. The latter may include the use of incantations ("prayers" or songs), graphic representations, or symbols, and the manipulation of objects. ...
  23. In RCT, specific compensators that promise to provide desired rewards without regard for evidence concerning the designated means.
  24. The ATDC conference room, Magic, is named to describe a company’s "secret sauce" or its proprietary technology that will, along with other company strategies, create a unique offering in the marketplace.