slow match


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slow match

[′slō ′mach]
(engineering)
A match or fuse that burns at a known slow rate; used for igniting explosive charges.
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"It was a slow match, I was just trying to keep it in control, not get too aggressive or too slow," Dawson said.
Ignition is by a burning slow match (nitrated cord), which is clamped into the "serpentine.
The courts were slow and a slow match is not my game."
"It will probably be quite a slow match as he likes to drag things out a bit, but I have to not let that get to me and go out there and try and play my game.