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synonyms for friction match

  • Congreve
  • Congreve match
  • Vesta
  • fusee
  • locofoco
  • lucifer match
  • safety match
  • vesuvian
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How to use friction match in a sentence

The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Little did Tressan dream to what a cask of gunpowder he was applying the match of his smug pertness.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
"He's been counting the days till you got home, Mark," said Tim, holding a burning match over my pipe.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
And Jimmy, although there is not much money in the family—about twenty thousand a year—would be a very good match.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It was deep twilight in the room, and rather cold, for the eucalyptus and olive logs in the fireplace still awaited the match.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The parents were well to do, and in due time forgave the imprudent match.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Gwynne scratched a match several times before he succeeded in getting a light.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
There were usually six joints or sources of friction, between the key and the pallet.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
This, of course, increased the friction and necessitated the use of a still stronger spring.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRICTION MATCH

  • friction match
  • lucifer
  • matchbook
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