from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having identical or closely similar appearance or properties.
  • adjective Harmonious and pleasing in appearance when used together.

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  • adjective The same as another; sharing the same design.
  • verb Present participle of match.
  • noun graph theory A set of independent edges in a given graph, i.e. a set of edges which do not intersect: so-called because pairs of vertices are "matched" to each other one-to-one.

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  • adjective intentionally matched
  • adjective being two identical


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Combination of match and the present participle suffix: -ing.


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