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1. A short, slender piece of wood from which a match is made.
2. Something similar to a matchstick, as in slenderness: a jicama cut into matchsticks.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
the wooden part of a match
1. made with or as if with matchsticks: a matchstick model.
2. (esp of figures drawn with single strokes) thin and straight: matchstick men.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a short slender piece of wood used in making matches.
2. something that suggests a matchstick in thinness or fragility.
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|Noun||1.||matchstick - a short thin stick of wood used in making matches|
friction match, match, lucifer - lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction; "he always carries matches to light his pipe"; "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag"
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
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matchstick[ˈmætʃstɪk] N → fósforo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (= match) → allumette f matchsticks
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
matchstick[ˈmætʃˌstɪk] n → fiammifero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995