• Flaking Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Flake

• Flake Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) 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. (n.) A paling; a hurdle.
  3. (n.) A small stage hung over a vessels side, for workmen to stand on in calking, etc.
  4. (v. i.) To separate in flakes; to peel or scale off.
  5. (v. t.) To form into flakes.
  6. (n.) A platform of hurdles, or small sticks made fast or interwoven, supported by stanchions, for drying codfish and other things.
  7. (n.) A little particle of lighted or incandescent matter, darted from a fire; a flash.
  8. (n.) A sort of carnation with only two colors in the flower, the petals having large stripes.
  9. (n.) A flat layer, or fake, of a coiled cable.

Bit, Chip, Fleck, Peel, Scrap, Snowflake,