HyperDic: friction_match

English > 1 sense of the expression friction match:
NOUNartifactfriction match, match, luciferlighter / lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical
English > friction match: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaninglighter / lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction.
Synonymsmatch, lucifer
PartsmatchstickA short thin stick of wood used in making matches
Narrowerfusee, fuzeeA friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind
kitchen matchA wooden friction match that will light on any granular surface
safety match, book matchesA paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface
slow matchmatch or fuse made to burn slowly and evenly
Broaderlighter, light, igniter, ignitorA device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Spanishcerilla, fosforo, fósforo, lucifer
Catalanllumí, lucifer, misto

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