Matching definition

The same as another; sharing the same design.

A matching set of furniture.

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Present participle of match.
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(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.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
matching
Plural:
matchings

Origin of matching

  • Combination of match and the present participle suffix: -ing.

    From Wiktionary