Associations to the word «Matching»


MATCHING, adjective. The same as another; sharing the same design.
MATCHING, verb. Present participle of match
MATCHING, 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.
MATCHING NUMBER, noun. (graph theory) the number of edges in a maximum matching, often denoted as \(\nu = \nu(G)\)
MATCHING NUMBERS, noun. (Firearms, on a bolt action rifle), corresponding serial numbers on both the removable bolt and the frame of the rifle.

Dictionary definition

MATCHING, adjective. Being two identical.
MATCHING, adjective. Intentionally matched; "curtains and walls were color coordinated".

Wise words

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