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  1. matchboxnoun

    a box for holding matches


  1. matchboxnoun

    A small cardboard box in which matches are kept.


  1. Matchbox

    Matchbox is a popular toy brand which was introduced by Lesney Products in 1953 and is now owned by Mattel, Inc. The brand was so named as the original die-cast Matchbox toys were sold in boxes similar in style and size to those in which matches were sold. Subsequently the brand would encompass a broad range of toys including larger scale die-cast models and various non die-cast lines such as plastic model kits and action figures. During the 1980s, Matchbox started to switch to the more conventional plastic and cardboard "blister packs" that were used by other die cast toy brands such as Hot Wheels. The box style packaging was re-introduced for the collectors' market in recent years, particularly with the release of the "35th Anniversary of Superfast" series in 2004.


  1. Matchbox

    Matchbox helps speed the review of inbound applications at all university levels. Matchbox began at MIT Sloan in the office of Rod Garcia, the director of admissions, a few months after Apple first launched the iPad. Stephen Marcus, who was a member of the MIT Sloan admissions committee, was discussing with Rod how to simplify the admissions process, and from this conversation, Matchbox was born.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of matchbox in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of matchbox in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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