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Definitions and Synonyms of friction match | Another word for friction match | What is friction match?

Definition 1: lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where friction match or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he always carries matches to light his pipe
  • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag

Synonyms for friction match in the sense of this definition

(friction match is a kind of ...) a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

"do you have a light?"

(... is a kind of friction match ) a friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind

(... is a kind of friction match ) a wooden friction match that will light on any granular surface; useful to light wood or gas stoves

(... is a kind of friction match ) a paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface

(... is a kind of friction match ) match or fuse made to burn slowly and evenly

(friction match is a part of ...) a short thin stick of wood used in making matches

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