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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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15pm, will depict the meeting of John Walker and Vesta (named after the Goddess of the Hearth) and the invention of the friction match.
And to top it all off, the theme of this year's breathtaking SIRF programme is "Instant Light", which combines the historic fact of Walker's invention of the friction match with a mythical tale about how SIRF might have come about.
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.
It starts with the historic fact of John Walker's invention of the friction match and weaves through it the magic of the circus "to create a mythical version of how the festival might have come about".
But so are a Dictaphone used by Jarrow-born author Catherine Cookson, the world's first windscreen wiper and a friction match (according to the list of fascinating facts submitted by members of the public for the June festival, the first friction match was invented in 1826 by a Stockton-on-Tees chemist called John Walker).
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.