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Synonyms for flake

Synonyms for flake

a crystal of snow

a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

form into flakes

Related Words

cover with flakes or as if with flakes

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come off in flakes or thin small pieces

References in classic literature ?
As the flakes that fall thick upon a winter's day, when Jove is minded to snow and to display these his arrows to mankind--he lulls the wind to rest, and snows hour after hour till he has buried the tops of the high mountains, the headlands that jut into the sea, the grassy plains, and the tilled fields of men; the snow lies deep upon the forelands, and havens of the grey sea, but the waves as they come rolling in stay it that it can come no further, though all else is wrapped as with a mantle, so heavy are the heavens with snow--even thus thickly did the stones fall on one side and on the other, some thrown at the Trojans, and some by the Trojans at the Achaeans; and the whole wall was in an uproar.
They make bunches of flowers, from flakes and wires of silver, that counterfeit the delicate creations the frost weaves upon a windowpane; and we were shown a miniature silver temple whose fluted columns, whose Corinthian capitals and rich entablatures, whose spire, statues, bells, and ornate lavishness of sculpture were wrought in polished silver, and with such matchless art that every detail was a fascinating study and the finished edifice a wonder of beauty.
Keep it at bay by following these tips when drying APET virgin and flake material.
So the Eurasian hominids may have developed their own Levallois flake making, rather than having African immigrants bring the technology in, says study coauthor Daniel Adler, an archaeologist at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.
Penderyn's managing director Stephen Davies said: "The nanograde edible gold flake has a thick- ble thickness of only 30 nanometres - a quarter of the thickness of traditional top-grade gold flake.
PPG Automotive Refinish has supplemented its Ditzler Big Flake product line with seven brilliant new flakes.
This Week: Karen Flake, president and CEO of Mount St.
Flake says the farm bill approved July 12 by the House Agriculture Committee "unfortunately uses some of the savings to actually create new programs and expands crop insurance subsidies.
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Flake is in many respects an impeccable conservative, especially on fiscal policy.
The flake weight ratio between slash wood and commercial flakes had little impact on panel MOE, MOR, and LE.
We've teamed up with Cadbury ice cream, SPAR, Budgens and Londis to enable every reader to scoop up a FREE Flake 99 ice cream and to celebrate the start of National Ice Cream Week 2010.
The planetary extruder introduced by German filtration specialist Gneuss three years ago for reprocessing PET flake, has now received "Letter of No Objection" status from the American Food and Drug Administration for use in bottle to bottle recycling.
The humble Corn Flake is undergoing space-age laser treatment in an outlandish move by Kellogg's to help combat cereal fakery by own-label rivals.
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