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flake

noun [C]
 
 
/fleɪk/
a small, flat, thin piece of something: flakes of paint/snowWords meaning small pieces and amounts
Translations of “flake”
in Korean 조각…
in Arabic رُقاقة…
in French flocon…
in Turkish ince tabaka, parçacık, tane…
in Italian scaglia, fiocco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小片, 小薄片, (尤指)碎片…
in Russian чешуйка, снежинка…
in Polish płatek…
in Spanish copo…
in Portuguese floco, descamação…
in German die Flocke…
in Catalan escata, floc…
in Japanese 小片…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小片, 小薄片, (尤指)碎片…
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