An art of converting superstition into coin. There are other arts serving the same high purpose, but the discreet lexicographer does not name them.
A comprehensive name for all of the pretended arts which claim to produce effects by the assistance of supernatural beings, or departed spirits, or by a mastery of secret forces in nature attained by a study of occult science, including enchantment, conjuration, witchcraft, sorcery, necromancy, incantation, etc.
The art of creating illusions which appear to the observer to be inexplicable except by some supernatural influence; it includes simple sleight of hand (legerdemain) as well as more elaborate stage magic, using special devices constructed to produce mystifying effects; as, the magic of David Copperfield. It is practised as an entertainment, by magicians who do not pretend to have supernatural powers.
Pertaining to the hidden wisdom supposed to be possessed by the Magi; relating to the occult powers of nature, and the producing of effects by their agency.
Magic is the 11th CD released by the musical group Twins. It was released in January 2004 and contains 11 songs. It was named Magic to enhance their new singing style and the theme of the album.
MAGIC (Major Atmospheric Gamma-ray Imaging Cherenkov Telescope) is a Gamma ray telescope sited at Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on La Palma in the Canary Islands at about 2200 m above sea level. It detects the particle shower released by the cosmic gamma-rays, and also Cherenkov light.
Magic is a French music magazine which is released on a monthly basis. It was formed out of the ashes of a small fanzine produced by music aficionados from France in 1995.
Magic is the seventh studio album released by Axel Rudi Pell, the 'German Guitar Wizard'. it is also the last album to be released by Axel Rudi Pell which featured Jeff Scott Soto, Christian Wolff and JÃ¶rg Michael. Magic as released in 1997 on the SPV record label.
decrypts of Japanese diplomatic messages
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."
Code name for US code breaking operations against the Japanese
In World War II, Magic was the United States codename for intelligence derived from the cryptanalysis of PURPLE, a Japanese foreign office cipher.
Magic is a 1978 film starring Anthony Hopkins and Ann-Margret. Not strictly a horror film, Magic is more correctly categorized as a "psychological thriller." It was written by William Goldman, who also wrote the novel it was based on.
The Runelords is a fantasy novel series written by David Farland. The series is characterized by magic systems integral to the whole structure of human society. These two systems are the magic of the elements and of endowments.
Magic: A Novel is a fiction novel written by William Goldman. It was released in the United States in August of 1976 by Delacorte Press.
Magic in fiction is the endowing of fictional characters or objects with magical powers.
is the ability to change reality. See Also: Alchemy, Development Ratings, Mages, Mana, Psionics
In RCT, specific compensators that promise to provide desired rewards without regard for evidence concerning the designated means.
Concerns the pursuit of knowledge of the world and the universe as well as the mysteries of life; also the use of powers to temporarily alter reality.
The process or gift of channeling external energy in order to manipulate the natural world. Magic is not a religious practice, though some choose to incorporate it into their religion.
Along with ritual, the predecessor of religion, according to The Golden Bough. See "contagious magic, "homeopathic magic," and "shaman."
Changing the world (or even small parts of it) using source. If it involves a ritual is a matter of taste, as well as if you label it "magic" of "psychokinesis", it's the same thing.
1. Any process which is sufficiently technologically advanced not to be understood by a particular group of people; 2. A process of making requests to one's higher power by symbolic means; 3. Candle Magic: A system of making wishes by inscribing and burning candles.
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The basic skill for any who wish to use magic, the higher the level in this the more ability the character will have for Light or Dark Magic. All magic users at the start of the order obtain the magic skill. To get this skill you must have a minimum of 7 intelligence or be in the magic users order.