Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: flake
IPA transcription: [fl'eɪk]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: flake
    Meaning: form into flakes; "The substances started to flake"
Usage examples
  • Boil a whitefish in salted water and flake fine with a fork.
  • Remove the skin, fat, and bone from cold turbot, and flake fine with a fork.
  • Something that looked like beef: one flake of it the size of a square envelope.
  • And there I, a fragile flake of soul dust, flickered silently across the void, from the distant blue, into the expanse of the unknown.
  • It should be noted that the layers of flake nickel extend practically unbroken across the tube and make contact with the metal wall at both sides.
  • The vertical bounding walls are edges of the perforated metal containing tube; the dark horizontal lines are layers of nickel flake, while the light-colored thicker layers represent the nickel hydrate.