What does matchbook mean?

Definitions for matchbook
ˈmætʃˌbʊkmatch·book

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. matchbook(noun)

    a small folder of paper safety matches

Wiktionary

  1. matchbook(Noun)

    A small folded sheet of cardboard containing rows of cardboard matches, generally with a striker on the outside.

  2. Origin: From match + book.

Freebase

  1. Matchbook

    A matchbook is a small paperboard folder enclosing a quantity of matches and having a coarse striking surface on the exterior. The folder is opened to access the matches, which are attached in a comb-like arrangement and must be torn away before use in contrast to a matchbox where the matches are loosely packed in the interior tray. The exterior of the matchcover is usually imprinted with a producer's logo, often with artistic decorations, or serves as an advertising/promotional media for the undertaking it is sold or handed off in. The ease of making matchcovers of different shapes also made them quite a popular cheap promotional item or anniversary souvenir. Manufacturing of matchbooks peaked during the 1940s and 50s, then steadily declined because of the availability of disposable lighters and various anti-smoking health campaigns. Recently, matchbooks have begun to regain some of their popularity as a "retro" advertising item, particularly in high-end restaurants. Although paper matches were patented in the 1880s, an early paper match "folder" was patented in September 1892 by Philadelphia patent attorney Joshua Pusey, however the matchbook as we know it was patented a few weeks later by Charles Bowman of Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Pusey challenged Bowman's patent, but Bowman's patent was upheld. Pusey sold his patent to the Diamond Match Trust in 1896 and then served as the company's patent attorney. Bowman's company, the American Safety Head Match Company of Lebanon, PA did not last long, and Diamond Match Co. adapted his design into their product, becoming the first mass-producer of paper matchbooks.

CrunchBase

  1. Matchbook

    Matchbook is a bookmarking application for places.Users bookmark places like restaurants, bars, and shops so they can remember to go later. Those places are then organized by neighborhood and on a map. Matchbook also gives users the ability to run a tag search such as: “First Date in The West Village”. Matching places will be returned from the users bookmarks, as well as the most popular places from other users.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of matchbook in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of matchbook in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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