Meaning of FLAKE in English


noun a paling; a hurdle.

2. flake ·vt to form into flakes.

3. flake ·vi to separate in flakes; to peel or scale off.

4. flake ·add. ·noun a flat layer, or fake, of a coiled cable.

5. flake ·noun a small stage hung over a vessel's side, for workmen to stand on in calking, ·etc.

6. flake ·noun a little particle of lighted or incandescent matter, darted from a fire; a flash.

7. flake ·noun a sort of carnation with only two colors in the flower, the petals having large stripes.

8. flake ·noun a platform of hurdles, or small sticks made fast or interwoven, supported by stanchions, for drying codfish and other things.

9. flake ·noun 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.

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