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match

(Contest), noun bout, championship, fight, final game, game, games, joust, matching, meet, playoff game, test, tournament, tourney

match

(Duplicate), noun clone, companion, copy, equal, exact copy, exact duplicate, exact likeness, facsimile, likeness, mate, mirror, mirror copy, model, perfect likeness, reflection, replica, resemblance, semblance, the image, twin

match

(Marriage), noun alliance, arranged marriage, bed, bond, bridal bed, bridebed, cohabitation, commonnaw marriage, conjugal bliss, conjugal bond, conjugality, coverture, getting hitched, holy matrimony, holy wedlock, homosexual marriage, ill-assorted marriage, interfaith marriage, intermarriage, interracial marriage, lesbian, living as man and wife, marriage bed, marriage sacrament, married state or status, married status, matching, match-up, matrimonial union, matrimony, miscegenation, mixed marriage, nuptial bond, one flesh, remarriage, sacrament of matrimony or marriage, splicing, tying the knot, union, wedded bliss, wedded state, wedding knot, wedlock, wifehood
See also: alter ego, coincide, compare, competition, comport, conform, connect, connection, contest, correlate, correspond, counterpart, countervail, duplicate, equipoise, identity, join, matrimony, measure, parallel, peer, recriminate, relate, relation, resemblance, retaliate, same, strife
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The piece, by photographer Sarah Pickering, shows a friction match - invented in Stockton by John Walker in 1827 - and adorns the outside of the Castlegate Shopping Centre.
On Friday and Saturday the Instant Light theme continues with Love Struck, the story of the meeting of John Walker and Vesta from the circus and the invention of the friction match.
The dramatic and eye-catching installation by artist Sarah Pickering shows the friction match - invented in Stockton by John Walker in 1827 - in a unique light.
The carnival will bring to life the tale of how Stockton became a festival town - starting with the historic fact of John Walker's invention of the friction match.
Not as the home of the world's first passenger railway or the invention of the friction match that lit up our planet, or indeed the town that's having a PS40m makeover that looks absolutely stunning.
We have a proud track record from the friction match to the light bulb and of course Stephenson's Rocket.
A NEW exhibition sheds some more light on Stockton's friction match history.
In Stockton during 1826 John Walker invented the world's first friction match.