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flakenoun [C]

us   /fleɪk/
  • flake noun [C] (THIN PIECE)

a small, thin piece, esp. of a layer on a surface: Flakes of paint fell from the ceiling.
  • flake noun [C] (PERSON)

infml a person who does not seem to pay attention and is sometimes silly: That guy is a real flake.

flakeverb [I]

/fleɪk/
  • flake verb [I] (COME OFF IN PIECES)

to come off easily in small, thin, flat pieces: Plaster is flaking off the walls.
(Definition of flake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flake”
in Korean 조각…
in Arabic رُقاقة…
in Malaysian kepingan…
in French flocon…
in Russian чешуйка, снежинка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小片, 小薄片, (尤指)碎片…
in Italian scaglia, fiocco…
in Turkish ince tabaka, parçacık, tane…
in Polish płatek…
in Spanish escama, copo, descamarse…
in Vietnamese bông tuyết…
in Portuguese floco, descamação…
in Thai ชิ้นย่อยที่แตกออกมา…
in German die Flocke…
in Catalan escata, floc…
in Japanese 小片…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小片, 小薄片, (尤指)碎片…
in Indonesian kepingan…
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