book matches

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n book matches a paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface
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Usage

In literature:

I put a book near the matches on one side, and a book under the box of chocolate drops on the other.
"The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins
A reading-lamp, some books, matches, a bunch of keys, and the crushed fragments of a coffee-cup lay scattered about.
"The Mysterious Affair at Styles" by Agatha Christie
To stand on a chair and burn wax matches in order to find a particular book is ignominious and uncomfortable.
"The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne" by William J. Locke
Skilled work like that of book-folding is paid no higher than the almost unskilled work of the jam or match girl.
"Problems of Poverty" by John A. Hobson
You allers beat everybody all holler in books and spellin'-matches, Andy.
"The End Of The World" by Edward Eggleston
One of my books, and the silver vase I won in the tennis match, were gone.
"Andy at Yale" by Roy Eliot Stokes
In hunting my patients I started round with a book and pencil accompanied by the steward carrying a candle and matches.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
The spelling-match was to be the next day, and how could she review her lessons without her book?
"Marjorie's Busy Days" by Carolyn Wells
The paper is then chosen for the "end papers," usually matching closely the paper of the book.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Experience will tell what stain to use to match the paper of any given book.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
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In poetry:

I have a little book and some papers for to read,
Plenty of matches and a good supply of weed;
I envy not the squatter, as at my fire I sit,
With a paper in my hand and my old clay a-lit.
"Shearers Song" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

Coates, of Mt Airy, matches book lovers with books.
From fresh vs dried to matching shapes with sauces, a beautiful new book tells you how to make the most delicious bowl of pasta.
LEF Matching Book Grant Applications Due September 30.
The 20-year-old midfielder , currently on the books of Al Ain, had an impressive Olympic Games, his best performance coming against Uruguay in UAE's opening match during which he provided the assists for both of their goals.
Maria Sharapova in women's final, Daniel Nestor books doubles title match.
The ability to book dream matches.
The first major match of the 3 gun season is in the books.
In March, Malhotra booked a flight from Newark, N.J. To New Delhi on United Airlines for his wife, using her maiden name, which matched her passport.
Matches go by the book , and quickly.
Matches go by the book, and quickly.
Color matching is also a breeze with Ion 's unique color picker and swatch book.
Donegal manager Jim McGuinness demanded that the author of a controversial book leave the room before he would answer print journalists ' questions at the post-match press conference.
The Scholastic Books program is the sponsor and they match the pajama donation with a new book.
Though Pushkar lost to the Canadian in the six-round match, his pre-bout screams made him the true winner in my book.
Test your knowledge and match the author's character to the book.
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In science:

Therefore, each code-book entry with the matching property can be tagged with a 16-bit potential sub-key.
Statistics of Random Permutations and the Cryptanalysis Of Periodic Block Ciphers
As in the book by Yukich , a modified notion of the cost of a matching is used in order to control the effects of the boundary of the cells of a partition.
Combinatorial optimization over two random point sets
It is the reason why almost every book, talk and paper on gravitational wave astronomy makes frequent references to “matched filtering”, and cites the power of this technique in lifting signals that are buried beneath the instrument noise.
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
The standard reference to matching theory is the book by Lov´asz and Plummer .
The alldifferent Constraint: A Survey
An example of an unstructured search is to find the name matching with a certain phone number using t he same phone book.
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
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