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See also: match stick
matchstick (plural matchsticks)
- A small, slender piece of wood or cardboard serving as a component of a match.
- The end of the matchstick is dipped in a sulfurous compound to turn it into a complete match.
- (chiefly in the plural) Any similarly small and thin piece.
- The explosion blew the powder shed to matchsticks.
piece of wood
similar small and thin piece
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