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Correct spelling:
flake
Definition:
A scale; small layer; small loose mass.
To form flakes; separate in flakes.
To separate into flakes.
Synonyms:
flake (noun)
scale, paring, chip, shaving, dandruff, fleck.
Other synonyms:
scrap, fleck, bit, peel, chip, snowflake, flake off, peel off.
Examples of usage:
  1. He went up a great many flights of stairs, and he noticed, as he had very seldom noticed, how the carpet became steadily until it ceased altogether, how the walls were discolored, sometimes by cascades of damp, and sometimes by the outlines of picture- frames since removed, how the paper flapped loose at the corners, and a great flake of plaster had fallen from the ceiling. shabbier, - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. But to my distempered fancy it was a lanthorn hung up by a spirit hand; I traced the dusky curve of an arm and observed the busy twitching of visionary fingers by the rays of the ghostly light; the outline of a large face of a bland and sorrowful expression, pallid as any foam- flake whirling past, came into the sphere of those graveyard rays. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  3. It is put upon the market in two different forms; the brick spawn, and the flake spawn. - "Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.", George Francis Atkinson.

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