A matchstick is a small stick of wood or paper used to light a fire. The matchstick is coated with a substance that can easily ignite a spark or flame.
Matchsticks are used in many different ways. They can be used to light a campfire, to start a barbecue, or light a candle. Matchsticks can also be used to light a cigarette or cigar.
Matchsticks are made from different materials, including wood, paper, and plastic. The most common type of matchstick is the wooden match. Wooden matchsticks are made from thin strips of wood coated with a flammable substance.
Paper matchsticks are made from thin strips of paper coated with a flammable substance. Plastic matchsticks are made from plastic that a spark or flame can easily ignite.