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English noun: friction match

1. friction match (artifact) lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction

SamplesHe always carries matches to light his pipe.
As long you've a lucifer to light your fag.

Synonymslucifer, match

Broader (hypernym)igniter, ignitor, light, lighter

Narrower (hyponym)book matches, fusee, fuzee, kitchen match, safety match, slow match

Part holonymmatchstick

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