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 for Matching machine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Match \Match\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Matched; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Matching.]
     1. To be a mate or match for; to be able to complete with; to
        rival successfully; to equal.
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              No settled senses of the world can match
              The pleasure of that madness.         --Shak.
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     2. To furnish with its match; to bring a match, or equal,
        against; to show an equal competitor to; to set something
        in competition with, or in opposition to, as equal.
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              No history or antiquity can matchis policies and his
              conduct.                              --South.
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     3. To oppose as equal; to contend successfully against.
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              Eternal might
              To match with their inventions they presumed
              So easy, and of his thunder made a scorn. --Milton.
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     4. To make or procure the equal of, or that which is exactly
        similar to, or corresponds with; as, to match a vase or a
        horse; to match cloth. "Matching of patterns and colors."
        --Swift.
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     5. To make equal, proportionate, or suitable; to adapt, fit,
        or suit (one thing to another).
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              Let poets match their subject to their strength.
                                                    --Roscommon.
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     6. To marry; to give in marriage.
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              A senator of Rome survived,
              Would not have matched his daughter with a king.
                                                    --Addison.
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     7. To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together;
        specifically, to furnish with a tongue and a groove, at
        the edges; as, to match boards.
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     Matching machine, a planing machine for forming a tongue or
        a groove on the edge of a board.
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