Dictionary

slow match

noun

Definition of SLOW MATCH

:  a match or fuse made so as to burn slowly and evenly and used for firing (as of blasting charges)
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of SLOW MATCH

circa 1802

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: slow–motionPrevious Word in the Dictionary: slowlyAll Words Near: slow match
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears