MATCH STICK is a means for generating flame under desired circumstances. It is controllable because a very undersized flame is produced at the strike of matchstick which is effective to start a blaze but is still controllable. Matchsticks are usually sold in small boxes and always in a stack. They are never sold individually.
A matchstick is a wooden stick coated with a mixture containing phosphorous on one end. It is ignited whenever stroked with any rough surface or sides of the matchbox, which is purposely made rough.
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