Magnum may refer to several things:
  • Moses Magnum
    Moses Magnum
    Moses Magnum is a fictional character, an arms dealer, terrorist, and supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe.-Publication history:Moses Magnum first appeared in Giant-Size Spider-Man #4 , and was created by Gerry Conway and Ross Andru....

    , a Marvel Comics villain
  • Magnum, P.I.
    Magnum, P.I.
    Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network....

    , a television series
    • Thomas Magnum
      Thomas Magnum
      Thomas Sullivan Magnum IV was the main character and namesake of the popular American television series, Magnum, P.I.. Magnum was portrayed by Tom Selleck.-Early life:...

      , the lead character
  • Terry Wayne Allen, a professional wrestler also known as Magnum T.A.
    Magnum T.A.
    Terry Wayne Allen is a retired American professional wrestler, best known under the ring name Magnum T.A..-Early years:...

  • The Magnum XL-200
    Magnum XL-200
    Magnum XL-200 is an Arrow Dynamics steel hypercoaster located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. Built in 1989, it was the first complete circuit roller coaster to break the barrier...

    , a roller coaster at Cedar Point
  • Magnum, a NATO brevity code
    Brevity code
    Multiservice tactical brevity codes are codes used by various military forces. The codes procedure words, a type of voice procedure, are designed to convey complex information with a few words.-American/NATO codes:...

     for an AGM-88 or anti-radiation missile launch
  • Yakovlev Yak-30 (1960)
    Yakovlev Yak-30 (1960)
    The Yakovlev Yak-30 was Yakovlev's entry in a competition for the first military jet trainer aircraft designed for Warsaw Pact nations. Designed to succeed the Yak-17UTI, it also led to the development of the Yakolev Yak-32 sport jet...

     Magnum, an advanced trainer for the Soviet Air Forces that never went into production
  • Magnum hops, used in the brewing of beer
  • Magnum (Transformers)
    Magnum (Transformers)
    Magnum is a fictional character in the Transformers series.-Fun Publications:Magnum is one of the characters featured in the Transformers: Timelines story "Wings of Honor" by Fun Publications...

    , a fictional characters and commander of the Autobots


A magnum cartridge is a firearm cartridge
Cartridge (firearms)
A cartridge, also called a round, packages the bullet, gunpowder and primer into a single metallic case precisely made to fit the firing chamber of a firearm. The primer is a small charge of impact-sensitive chemical that may be located at the center of the case head or at its rim . Electrically...

 larger than, or derived from, a similar cartridge. A magnum firearm is one using such a cartridge. For example:


  • The .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire
  • The .327 Federal Magnum
    .327 Federal Magnum
    The .327 Federal Magnum is a cartridge introduced by Sturm, Ruger and Federal Cartridge, intended to provide the power of a .357 Magnum in six shot, compact revolvers, whose cylinders only hold 5 rounds of the larger .357 Magnum cartridge...

  • The .357 Magnum
    .357 Magnum
    The .357 S&W Magnum , or simply .357 Magnum, is a revolver cartridge created by Elmer Keith, Phillip B. Sharpe, Colonel D. B. Wesson of firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson, and Winchester. It is based upon Smith & Wesson's earlier .38 Special cartridge. The .357 Magnum cartridge was introduced in...

  • The .41 Remington Magnum
    .41 Remington Magnum
    Introduced in 1964 by the Remington Arms Company, the .41 Remington Magnum is a center fire firearms cartridge primarily developed for use in large-frame revolvers intended for hunting and law enforcement purposes.- Development :...

  • The .44 Magnum
    .44 Magnum
    The .44 Remington Magnum, or simply .44 Magnum, is a large-bore cartridge originally designed for revolvers. After introduction, it was quickly adopted for carbines and rifles...

  • The .460 S&W Magnum
  • The .475 Wildey Magnum
    .475 Wildey Magnum
    The .475 Wildey Magnum is a semi-automatic pistol cartridge designed for big game hunting in the Wildey pistol.-History:The .475 Wildey Magnum was designed to be a hunting round. Cases are formed from .284 Winchester brass with the neck opened to take a .475" bullet, length is the same as the .45...

  • The .500 S&W Magnum
    .500 S&W Magnum
    The .500 S&W Magnum is a fifty-caliber semi-rimmed handgun cartridge developed by Cor-Bon in partnership with the Smith & Wesson "X-Gun" engineering team for use in the Smith & Wesson Model 500 X-frame revolver and introduced in February 2003 at the SHOT trade show...


  • The .375 Remington Ultra Magnum
    .375 Remington Ultra Magnum
    The .375 Remington Ultra Magnum, also known as the .375 RUM is a .375 rifle cartridge introduced by Remington Arms in 2002. It is a beltless, rebated rim cartridge created by necking up the .300 Remington Ultra Magnum case to .375 caliber with no other changes. The .375 Remington Ultra Magnum is...

  • The .338 Remington Ultra Magnum
    .338 Remington Ultra Magnum
    The .338 Remington Ultra Magnum is a .338 caliber rifle cartridge introduced by Remington Arms in 2002. It is a beltless, rebated rim cartridge based on the .300 Remington Ultra Magnum case shortened .090" loaded with a .338 caliber bullet...

  • The .300 Remington Ultra Magnum
    .300 Remington Ultra Magnum
    The .300 Remington Ultra Magnum, also known as the .300 Ultra Mag or .300 RUM is a 7.62 mm caliber rifle cartridge , 7.62x72mm, or .30 caliber rifle cartridge introduced by Remington Arms in 1999. The .300 Remington Ultra Magnum is one of the largest commercially available .30 caliber magnums...

  • The 7 mm Remington Ultra Magnum
    7 mm Remington Ultra Magnum
    The 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum or 7mm RUM is a 7mm rifle cartridge introduced by Remington Arms in 2001.-Overview:The 7mm RUM was created using the .404 Jeffery case which was also used to develop the .375 RUM .300 RUM, and .338 RUM...

  • The 7 mm Remington Magnum
    7 mm Remington Magnum
    The 7mm Remington Magnum rifle cartridge was introduced as a commercially available round in 1962, along with the new Remington Model 700 bolt action rifle. It is a member of the belted magnum family that is directly derived from the venerable .375 H&H Magnum...

  • The .460 Weatherby Magnum
    .460 Weatherby Magnum
    The .460 Weatherby Magnum is a belted, bottlenecked rifle cartridge, developed by Roy Weatherby in 1957. The cartridge is based on the .378 Weatherby Magnum necked up to accept the bullet. The original .378 Weatherby Magnum parent case was inspired by the .416 Rigby...

  • The .378 Weatherby Magnum
    .378 Weatherby Magnum
    The .378 Weatherby Magnum was designed by Roy Weatherby in 1953. It was an original belted magnum design with no parent case, inspired by the .416 Rigby and headspacing of the belted .375 H&H Magnum. The 215 magnum rifle primer was developed by Federal specifically for this round. The cartridge can...

  • The .340 Weatherby Magnum
    .340 Weatherby Magnum
    The .340 Weatherby Magnum rifle cartridge was introduced in 1963 by creator Roy Weatherby in response to the .338 Winchester Magnum. The .340 Weatherby Magnum uses the same .338 in. diameter bullets as the .338 Winchester Magnum but it does so at greater velocity than its Winchester competition...

  • The .300 Weatherby Magnum
    .300 Weatherby Magnum
    The .300 Weatherby Magnum is a .30 caliber rifle cartridge created by Roy Weatherby in 1944 and produced by Weatherby. It has become the most popular of all the Weatherby cartridges.-Background:...

  • The .270 Weatherby Magnum
    .270 Weatherby Magnum
    The .270 Weatherby Magnum was the first belted magnum based on the .300 H&H Magnum to be developed by Roy Weatherby. It has the characteristic double-radius shoulders and is necked down to accommodate the .277in bullets. Being a proprietary cartridge, the .270 Weatherby has no official SAAMI...

  • The .375 H&H Magnum
    .375 H&H Magnum
    The .375 Holland & Holland Magnum is a powerful rifle round and one of the best-known and most popular medium-bore cartridges in the world. The .375 H&H was only the second cartridge ever to feature a belt, now common among magnum rounds. A popular misconception is that the belt is for headspace,...

  • The .300 H&H Magnum
    .300 H&H Magnum
    The .300 H&H Magnum Cartridge was introduced by the British company Holland & Holland as the Super-Thirty in June, 1925. The case was belted like the .375 H&H Magnum, and is based on the same case, as also is the .244 H&H Magnum. The belt is for headspace as the cases' shoulders have a narrow...

  • The .244 H&H Magnum
    .244 H&H Magnum
    The .244 Holland & Holland Magnum cartridge was created in 1955 in Great Britain by deerstalker and rifle-maker David Lloyd of Pipewell Hall, Northamptonshire and Glencassley in Sutherland, Scotland, and is not to be confused with the smaller-cased and much milder 6 mm Remington...

  • The .458 Winchester Magnum
    .458 Winchester Magnum
    The .458 Winchester Magnum is a belted, straight-taper cased, dangerous game rifle cartridge. It was introduced commercially in 1956 by Winchester and first chambered in the Winchester Model 70 African rifle. It was designed to compete against the .450 Nitro Express and the .470 Nitro Express...

  • The .338 Winchester Magnum
    .338 Winchester Magnum
    The .338 Winchester Magnum is a .33 caliber belted rimless bottlenecked cartridge introduced in 1958 by Winchester Repeating Arms Company|Winchester. It is based on the blown out, shortened .375 H&H Magnum. The .33 is the caliber at which medium bore cartridges are considered to begin...

  • The .300 Winchester Magnum
    .300 Winchester Magnum
    The .300 Winchester Magnum is a popular, belted, bottlenecked magnum rifle cartridge that was introduced by Winchester Repeating Arms Company in 1963 as a member of the family of Winchester Magnum cartridges. The .300 Winchester Magnum is a magnum cartridge designed to fit in a standard length...

  • The .264 Winchester Magnum
    .264 Winchester Magnum
    The .264 Winchester Magnum is a belted, bottlenecked rifle cartridge. Apart from the .257 Weatherby Magnum, it is the smallest caliber factory cartridge which uses the standard length Holland & Holland belted magnum case...

  • The .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire
  • The .338 Lapua Magnum


  • Magnum (band)
    Magnum (band)
    Magnum are a British progressive rock band from Birmingham, England. Formed as a four piece by Tony Clarkin , Bob Catley , Kex Gorin and Bob Doyle in order to appear as the resident band at The Rum Runner night club Birmingham...

    , British rock band
  • stage name of Sami Wolking
    Sami Wolking
    Sami Wolking is a Finnish bassist and a former member of the hard rock band Lordi.Using stage name Magnum, Wolking was a member of the band from 1999 to 2002. In 2002, increasing popularity of the band began to require that its members be available at all times...

    , former member of the Finnish rock band Lordi
  • Magnum St.Pierre
    Magnum St.Pierre
    Magnum St. Pierre is dance producer who owned/operated Ensuite Studios in San Francisco.- Early life :Magnum was born Thomas Holstrom during the summer of 1971 in Malmö, Sweden. His mother was a bank teller at Riksbank, and his father was a well-known architect...

    , American record producer based in San Francisco


  • Magnum (ice cream)
    Magnum (ice cream)
    Magnum is an ice cream brand owned by the British/Dutch Unilever company, and sold as part of the Heartbrand line of products in most countries. It was originally made by Frisko in Aarhus, Denmark...

  • In wine bottle nomenclature, a bottle that holds 1.5 litres, especially of champagne
  • Magnum boots, a company that produces boots for law enforcement and fire/rescue services
  • Magnum (condom), a condom brand manufactured by Trojan


  • Dodge Magnum
    Dodge Magnum
    The Dodge Magnum name has been used on a number of different automobiles. The most recent is a large rear-wheel drive station wagon introduced in 2004 for the 2005 model year and produced through to 2008. This new Magnum is Dodge's first car to use the new Chrysler LX platform, shared with the...

    , a car
  • Renault Magnum
    Renault Magnum
    The Renault Magnum is the flagship model of Renault Trucks, which is available in semi and rigid configurations. Both configurations can be bought with a 6×2 or 4×2 drivetrain...

    , a truck
  • Vauxhall Magnum
    Vauxhall Magnum
    The Magnum was a car manufactured by Vauxhall Motors from 1973 to 1978. First seen at the London Motor Show in October 1973, the Magnum as was an HC Viva with a larger engine, more luxurious interior, vinyl roof, higher trim level and twin headlights...

    , a car
  • Chrysler LA engine
    Chrysler LA engine
    The LA engines are a family of pushrod OHV 90° V-block gasoline engines built by Chrysler Corporation and factory-installed in passenger vehicles, trucks and vans, commercial vehicles, marine and industrial applications from 1964 through 2003...

     line, several of which are named Magnum


  • MIPS Magnum
    MIPS Magnum
    The MIPS Magnum was a line of computer workstations designed by MIPS Computer Systems, Inc. and based on the MIPS series of RISC microprocessors. The first Magnum was released in March, 1990, and production of various models continued until 1993 when SGI bought MIPS Technologies. SGI cancelled the...

    , a type of computer workstation
  • Magnum (rocket)
  • Magnum (satellite)
    Magnum (satellite)
    Magnum is the code name for a class of SIGINT spy satellites reportedly operated by the National Reconnaissance Office for the United States Central Intelligence Agency...

    , a class of U.S. reconnaissance satellite
  • Multicolor Active Galactic Nuclei Monitoring
    Multicolor Active Galactic Nuclei Monitoring
    Multicolor Active Galactic Nuclei Monitoring or MAGNUM is project started in 1995, and with observations starting in 2000 using 2m reflecting telescope for scientific study of active galactic nuclei. The telescope is run by the University of Tokyo and other Japanese academic institutions. MAGNUM...

     (MAGNUM), a 2m aperture optical infrared telescope

Businesses and organizations

  • Magnum Research
    Magnum Research
    Magnum Research Inc. is a privately held corporation based in Fridley, Minnesota which manufactures and distributes firearms. The majority owners, Jim Skildum and John Risdall , have been with the company since its founding in 1979...

    , a firearms maker
  • Magnum Semiconductor
    Magnum Semiconductor
    Magnum Semiconductor Inc. is a video compression technology company. The headquarters of the company is in Milpitas, California. The company has an engineering branch at Waterloo, Ontario, Canada....

    , Inc., a spin-off of Cirrus Logic
  • Magnum Photos
    Magnum Photos
    Magnum Photos is an international photographic cooperative owned by its photographer-members, with offices located in New York, Paris, London and Tokyo...

    , a photojournalist cooperative
  • Magnum Corporation
    Magnum Corporation
    Magnum Corporation Sendirian Berhad is a company in Malaysia known principally as a leader in gaming.Formerly known as Magnum Corporation and Magnum Corporation Berhad, the company was incorporated in December 1968 and was the first private company to be granted a license to promote, operate and...

    , a Malaysian gaming company


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