Spanish translation of 'flake'
[of paint] desconchón m
[of skin, soap] escama f
[of snow] copo m
(also: flake off, flake away)
[paint] descascarillarse ⧫ desconcharse
[cooked fish] desmenuzar
See flake out
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Example Sentences Including 'flake'
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Trees are single dark strokes, elsewhere the paint drips and flakes.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
Are there any signs of flaked or mismatched paint anywhere?Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)
Add the garlic and chilli flakes and fry for 30 seconds before adding the passata.The Sun (2016)
As soon as the garlic begins to brown add the chilli flakes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
At Gatwick, planes are grounded after a flake of snow.The Sun (2008)
Cover the loaf liberally with sea salt flakes.The Sun (2016)
Flake the fish in small pieces over the top and add the chopped egg.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It consisted of small flakes of bark, which is very loose on pine trees and easily knocked off.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Remove from the grill and scatter with parsley and chilli flakes.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Remove the clingfilm, flake the fish and discard any bones and skin.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Season the chicken skin with salt flakes to make it very crisp.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Sprinkle salt flakes on top.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Sprinkle the flakes of hot meat over the warm hoummos and serve straight away.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Stir in the rye flakes and oats.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Stir the chilli flakes into the onions and peppers and then add the chopped tomatoes.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Warm the fish, peel off the skin, check for bones and flake over the rice.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
When she rubbed her fingers together it flaked off in small curls like shavings from a rubber.A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)
Its flesh is slightly softer and may flake into pieces if cooked for too long or over too intense a heat.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Remove all the white meat and flake into the bowl.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Remove from the pan, cool, then flake into large pieces.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Small flakes of snow drift about without conviction.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Then remove and flake the meat from the bones and put to one side.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Flake the fish free of skin and bones.A Passion for Food (1989)
Drizzle them with the oil, add the salt flakes and shake the pan again.The Sun (2016)
Flake fish off the skin, watching for bones, into the soup.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Flake the skinned fish over the top and fold together.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Put the salmon fillets on top and sprinkle with the sea salt flakes.The Sun (2014)
Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon zest and chilli flakes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Season the skin with sea salt flakes.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Sprinkle with sea salt flakes and serve.The Sun (2014)
This is a flake of bone or cartilage floating around the joint - maybe you also damaged your knee when you injured your foot.The Sun (2009)
We relaxed in the hot tub with snow flakes melting on our heads.The Sun (2007)
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British English: flake NOUN
A flake is a small thin piece of something, especially one that has broken off a larger piece.
...flakes of paint.
Translation of flake from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary