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Definition of Match game

Match game
Match game Match game A game arranged as a test of superiority; also, one of a series of such games.
Match game
Match Match, n. [OE. macche, AS. gem[ae]cca; akin to gemaca, and to OS. gimako, OHG. gimah fitting, suitable, convenient, Icel. mark suitable, maki mate, Sw. make, Dan. mage; all from the root of E. make, v. See Make mate, and Make, v., and cf. Mate an associate.] 1. A person or thing equal or similar to another; one able to mate or cope with another; an equal; a mate. Government . . . makes an innocent man, though of the lowest rank, a match for the mightiest of his fellow subjects. --Addison. 2. A bringing together of two parties suited to one another, as for a union, a trial of skill or force, a contest, or the like; as, specifically: (a) A contest to try strength or skill, or to determine superiority; an emulous struggle. ``Many a warlike match.' --Drayton. A solemn match was made; he lost the prize. --Dryden. (b) A matrimonial union; a marriage. 3. An agreement, compact, etc. ``Thy hand upon that match.' --Shak. Love doth seldom suffer itself to be confined by other matches than those of its own making. --Boyle. 4. A candidate for matrimony; one to be gained in marriage. ``She . . . was looked upon as the richest match of the West.' --Clarendon. 5. Equality of conditions in contest or competition. It were no match, your nail against his horn. --Shak. 6. Suitable combination or bringing together; that which corresponds or harmonizes with something else; as, the carpet and curtains are a match. 7. (Founding) A perforated board, block of plaster, hardened sand, etc., in which a pattern is partly imbedded when a mold is made, for giving shape to the surfaces of separation between the parts of the mold. Match boarding (Carp.), boards fitted together with tongue and groove, or prepared to be so fitted. Match game, a game arranged as a test of superiority. Match plane (Carp.), either of the two planes used to shape the edges of boards which are joined by grooving and tonguing. Match plate (Founding), a board or plate on the opposite sides of which the halves of a pattern are fastened, to facilitate molding. --Knight. Match wheel (Mach.), a cogwheel of suitable pitch to work with another wheel; specifically, one of a pair of cogwheels of equal size.

Meaning of Match game from wikipedia

- Match Game is an American television panel game show that premiered on NBC in 1962 and was revived several times over the course of the next few decades...
- Match! Game (Russian: Матч! Игра) is a Russian pay TV channel. The channel broadcasts in SD 4:3 format. It was founded April 4, 2011 by the All-Russia...
- Game, Set and Match is a 1988 television serial directed by Ken Grieve and Patrick Lau and written by John Howlett. It is based on the books Berlin Game...
- An exhibition game (also known as a friendly, a scrimmage, a demonstration, a preseason game, a warmup match, or a preparation match, depending at least...
- A game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool. Games are distinct from work, which is...
- organized sports, match fixing occurs as a match is pla**** to a completely or partially pre-determined result, violating the rules of the game and often the...
- The Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour is an American television game show that combined two game shows of the 1960s and 1970s – Match Game and Hollywood...
- critical in winning the game. In one match held on 3 April 1996, the whole team from New Zealand was awarded the Men of the Match award. It was the first...
- usually only used in the men's singles or doubles matches at Grand Slam and Davis Cup matches. A game consists of a sequence of points pla**** with the...
- A third place playoff, match/game for third place, bronze medal game or consolation game is a single match that is included in many sporting knockout...
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