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Flake

Pronunciation: flāk
n.1.A paling; a hurdle.
2.A platform of hurdles, or small sticks made fast or interwoven, supported by stanchions, for drying codfish and other things.
3.(Naut.) A small stage hung over a vessel's side, for workmen to stand on in calking, etc.
1.A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock; lamina; layer; scale; as, a flake of snow, tallow, or fish.
2.A little particle of lighted or incandescent matter, darted from a fire; a flash.
With flakes of ruddy fire.
- Somerville.
3.(Bot.) A sort of carnation with only two colors in the flower, the petals having large stripes.
4.a person who behaves strangely; a flaky{2} person.
Flake knife
(Archæol.) a cutting instrument used by savage tribes, made of a flake or chip of hard stone.
Flake stand
the cooling tub or vessel of a still worm.
- Tylor.
Flake white
a - (Paint.) The purest white lead, in the form of flakes or scales.
- Knight.
b - The trisnitrate of bismuth.
- Ure.
1.A flat layer, or fake, of a coiled cable.
v. t.1.To form into flakes.
[imp. & p. p. Flaked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Flaking.]
v. i.1.To separate in flakes; to peel or scale off.
Noun1.flake - a crystal of snow
Synonyms: snowflake
2.flake - a person with an unusual or odd personality
3.flake - a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
Synonyms: chip, fleck, scrap, bit
Verb1.flake - form into flakes; "The substances started to flake"
2.flake - cover with flakes or as if with flakes
3.flake - come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
Synonyms: flake off, peel, peel off
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