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match 1

(măch)
n.
1.
a. One that is exactly like another or a counterpart to another: Is there a match for this glove in the drawer?
b. One that is like another in one or more specified qualities: He is John's match for bravery.
2. One that is able to compete equally with another: The boxer had met his match.
3.
a. One that closely resembles or harmonizes with another: The napkins were a nice match for the tablecloth.
b. A pair, each one of which resembles or harmonizes with the other: The colors were a close match.
4. Sports
a. A game or contest in which two or more persons, animals, or teams oppose and compete with each other: a soccer match.
b. A tennis contest won by the player or side that wins a specified number of sets, usually two out of three or three out of five.
5. A marriage or an arrangement of marriage: a royal match.
6. A person viewed as a prospective marriage partner.
v. matched, match·ing, match·es
v. tr.
1.
a. To be like (another) or be a counterpart to: Does this sock match that one?
b. To resemble or harmonize with: The coat matches the dress.
2. To adapt or suit so that a balanced or harmonious result is achieved; cause to correspond: You should match your deeds to your beliefs.
3. To find or produce a counterpart to: It's difficult to match the color of old paint.
4. To pair (someone) with another in a romantic relationship or marriage: She was hoping to match her cousin with her neighbor.
5. To place in opposition or competition; pit: She matched her skill against all comers.
6. To provide with an adversary or competitor: The tournament matches the best offensive team with the best defensive team.
7. To do as well as or better than in competition; equal: She easily matches me in bicycle racing.
8. To set in comparison; compare: beauty that could never be matched.
9. To provide funds so as to equal or complement: The government will match all private donations to the museum.
10. To flip or toss (coins) and compare the sides that land face up.
11. To couple (electric circuits) by means of a transformer.
v. intr.
1. To be exactly like another; correspond exactly: Do the two socks match?
2. To harmonize with another: My shirt and my tie match.

[Middle English macche, from Old English gemæcca, companion, mate; see mag- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

match′er n.

match 2

 (măch)
n.
1. A narrow piece of material, usually wood or cardboard, coated on one end with a compound that ignites when scratched against a rough or chemically treated surface.
2. An easily ignited cord or wick, formerly used to detonate powder charges or to fire cannons and muzzle-loading firearms.

[Middle English mecche, macche, lamp wick, from Anglo-Norman meche, mesche, perhaps ultimately from Latin myxa, a lamp's nozzle, from Greek muxa, mucus, lamp wick.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.matching - being two identicalmatching - being two identical      
matched - going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities
2.matching - intentionally matchedmatching - intentionally matched; "curtains and walls were color coordinated"
matched - going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities

matching

Translations
hodící se k sobě
matchendeparring
yhteensopiva
pripadajući
合った
어울리는
matchande
เข้าชุด
hợp nhau

matching

[ˈmætʃɪŋ]
A. ADJhaciendo juego, a juego (Sp)
a blue silk dress with matching shoesun vestido de seda azul con zapatos haciendo juego or (Sp) a juego
B. CPD matching funds NPL (US) → fondos mpl de contrapartida

matching

[ˈmætʃɪŋ] adjassorti(e)
My bedroom has matching wallpaper and curtains → Ma chambre a du papier peint et des rideaux assortis.

matching

adj(dazu) passend; they form a matching pairsie passen or gehören zusammen; a matching set of wine glassesein Satz mWeingläser

matching

:
matching funds
pl Geldmittel, die von der Regierung oder einem Unternehmen zur Verfügung gestellt werden, um von privater Seite aufgebrachte Spenden etc zu verdoppeln
matching test
nVergleichsprobe f

matching

[ˈmætʃɪŋ] adj (colours) → intonato/a, ben assortito/a
with matching shoes and bag → con scarpe e borsa intonate

matching

مُتَوَافِقٌ hodící se k sobě matchende passend ασορτί a juego yhteensopiva assorti pripadajući coordinato 合った 어울리는 overeenkomend som passer pasujący que combina соответствующий matchande เข้าชุด uyumlu hợp nhau 匹配的

match·ing

n., a. semejante, igual;
___ paircompañero-a, pareja;
___ testprueba de compatibilidad.
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Throughout this paper, we assume that the numerical rank of a submatrix formed by a set of columns of the matrix A is equal to its structural rank, the cardinality of a maximum matching in the bipartite graph of the submatrix.
PWS&D is coordinating our response within Canada with other denominations (in order to ensure maximum matching of CIDA funding) and then overseas through the Action by Churches Together (ACT) network to ensure that we are focused and acting in unity with the many agencies who are responding.
The ADM8845's current matching is achieved by individually monitoring the current in each LED, using six individual current control blocks to achieve one percent maximum matching error.
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As will be discussed in the section of Multicast Trees in Grids of Buses, the minimum weight hypertree problem is solvable in polynomial time for two-dimensional spanning bus hypercubes, such as the network shown in Figure 2b, using maximum matching and network flow techniques [15, 35]; however, the problem is NP-hard in spanning bus hypercubes for any fixed dimension D [is greater than or equal to] 3, even if the weights of all edges are equal [31].

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