flake

  • 1 Flake — may refer to:In food preparation: * Fish flake, a platform for drying cod * Flake (fish), an Australian term for edible flesh of one of several species of shark * Flake (chocolate), a chocolate barIn science: * Lithic flake, a fragment of stone… …

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  • 2 Flake — (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock; lamina;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Flake — Flake, eine Variante von Flacke, ist der Familienname von Floyd H. Flake (Floyd Harold Flake, * 1945), US amerikanischer Politiker, methodistischer Geistlicher Jeff Flake (* 1962), US amerikanischer Politiker Otto Flake (1880–1963), deutscher… …

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  • 4 flake — flake1 [flāk] n. [ME < Scand, as in Norw flak, ice floe, ON flakna, to flake off < IE * plāg, flat < base * plā > PLAIN1] 1. a small, thin mass [a flake of snow] 2. a thin piece or layer split off or peeled off from anything; chip ☆ 3 …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Flake — Flake, n. [Etym. uncertain; cf. 1st {Fake}.] A flat layer, or fake, of a coiled cable. Flake after flake ran out of the tubs, until we were compelled to hand the end of our line to the second mate. F. T. Bullen. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Flake — модифицированный FLAC кодер, разработанный Джастином Рагглесом (англ. Justin Ruggles) и включённый в состав библиотеки FFmpeg. Даёт лучшую компрессию и скорость кодирования нежели libFLAC. См. также FLAC Ссылки Flake: FLAC encoder (англ.). … …

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  • 7 flake — flake; flake·less; flake·let; …

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  • 8 flake — Ⅰ. flake [1] ► NOUN 1) a small, flat, very thin piece of something. 2) N. Amer. informal a crazy or eccentric person. ► VERB 1) come away from a surface in flakes. 2) split into flakes …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Flake — (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flaki, fleki, Dan. flage, D. vlaak.] 1. A paling; a hurdle. [prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A platform of hurdles, or small sticks made fast or interwoven, supported by stanchions, for drying codfish and other things.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Flake — Flake, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flaking}.] To form into flakes. Pope. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Flake — Flake, v. i. To separate in flakes; to peel or scale off. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 flake — [n] scale, peel cell, disk, drop, foil, lamella, lamina, layer, leaf, membrane, pellicle, plate, scab, section, shaving, sheet, skin, slice, sliver, wafer; concept 831 flake [v] peel off blister, chip, delaminate, desquamate, drop, exfoliate,… …

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  • 13 Flake — Flake. См. Флокены. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 14 Flake — Flake, großes Fischernetz in Seen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 flake — I UK [fleɪk] / US noun [countable] Word forms flake : singular flake plural flakes 1) a small flat piece of something bran flakes a flake of snow 2) informal an insulting word for someone who you think is strange or unusual, or who forgets things …

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  • 16 flake — flake1 [ fleık ] noun count 1. ) a small flat piece of something: wheat flakes a flake of snow 2. ) AMERICAN INFORMAL a crazy person flake flake 2 [ fleık ] verb 1. ) flake or flake off intransitive to come off a surface in small flat pieces: Her …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 flake — flake1 [fleık] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: From a Scandinavian language; related to Norwegian flak disk ] 1.) a small thin piece that breaks away easily from something else flake of ▪ flakes of snow ▪ chocolate flakes →↑snowflake …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 flake — [[t]fle͟ɪk[/t]] flakes, flaking, flaked 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n, n N A flake is a small thin piece of something, especially one that has broken off a larger piece. ...flakes of paint... Large flakes of snow began swiftly to fall …

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  • 19 flake — flake1 flakeless, adj. flaker, n. /flayk/, n., v., flaked, flaking. n. 1. a small, flat, thin piece, esp. one that has been or become detached from a larger piece or mass: flakes of old paint. 2. any small piece or mass: a flake of snow. 3. a… …

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  • 20 flake — {{11}}flake (n.) thin, flat piece, early 14c., possibly from O.E. *flacca flakes of snow, from O.N. flak loose or torn piece (related to O.N. fla to skin, see FLAY (Cf. flay)), from P.Gmc. *flago (Cf. M.Du. vlac, Du. vlak flat, level, M.H.G …

    Etymology dictionary


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