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n.1.A match for lighting candles, lamps, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Laurie sold his busts, made allumettes of his opera, and went back to Paris, hoping somebody would arrive before long.
James Dyson is 'always contactable and gives clear and concise advice' - he advised Clydesdale Bank on term loan, development finance and invoice discounting facilities totaling PS11m to Penso Group, and several term loan and working capital facilities to Allumette.
Penrose Studios has created two animated shorts for most VR platforms: The Rose and I and the excellent Allumette combine crude stop-motion-style graphics with engaging stories and a genuinely novel vantage point in which the viewer seems to hover in space; the Vive's motion tracking especially allows you to lean in, peer around, and get up close to the characters.
Allumette, which also premiered at Tribeca, is a 20-minute silent animated virtual reality experience that uses the technology to summon a sense of discovery, awe, and almost unbelievable grief.
Our favorite was Allumette (1974), an odd and beautiful reimagining of Andersen's "Little Match Girl," in which the protagonist, a homeless orphan, doesn't perish but instead finds her every wish fulfilled by a mysterious celestial cornucopia.
Etched into the surface are lines and explanations to guarantee you won't end up with allumette when the recipe specifically called for brunoise!
For steak tartare, only one chip is worth considering, and that is the 'pomme allumette', which is just posh kitchen French for thin chips (literally 'matchstick' potatoes); the hot, salty crunch is the perfect foil for the fresh, chilled, tangy steak, and combine this with a glass of good red wine and you're in carnivorous heaven.
Neither remembered this, neck flushed allumette profusion, caressment.
(21) The original opening sentence "Dans l'S, a une heure d'affluence" becomes in the first case "Dans l'S+7 en des hexacoralliaires d'affouillement," and in the second "Dans l'S+7 dans une huile d'allumette." Since "notonectes" are a type of aquatic insect, "hexacoralliaires" are a class of sea creature (including anemones and corals) and "affouillement" refers to the eroding action of water or ice, the association of these words is not completely incongruous.