Definition of 'flake'

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Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon zest and chilli flakes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cover the loaf liberally with sea salt flakes. The Sun (2016)As soon as the garlic begins to brown add the chilli flakes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remove the clingfilm, flake the fish and discard any bones and skin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Drizzle them with the oil, add the salt flakes and shake the pan again. The Sun (2016)Add the garlic and chilli flakes and fry for 30 seconds before adding the passata. The Sun (2016)It consisted of small flakes of bark, which is very loose on pine trees and easily knocked off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sprinkle salt flakes on top. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Flake fish off the skin, watching for bones, into the soup. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Stir the chilli flakes into the onions and peppers and then add the chopped tomatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then remove and flake the meat from the bones and put to one side. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Flake the skinned fish over the top and fold together. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We relaxed in the hot tub with snow flakes melting on our heads. The Sun (2007)Are there any signs of flaked or mismatched paint anywhere? Croft, James Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)Sprinkle with sea salt flakes and serve. The Sun (2014)When she rubbed her fingers together it flaked off in small curls like shavings from a rubber. various & introduction by Deirdre Chapman A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)Season the skin with sea salt flakes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Remove from the grill and scatter with parsley and chilli flakes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sprinkle the flakes of hot meat over the warm hoummos and serve straight away. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Flake the fish in small pieces over the top and add the chopped egg. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Stir in the rye flakes and oats. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Put the salmon fillets on top and sprinkle with the sea salt flakes. The Sun (2014) Small flakes of snow drift about without conviction. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Season the chicken skin with salt flakes to make it very crisp. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Remove all the white meat and flake into the bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Flake the fish free of skin and bones. Conil, Jean & Conil, Christopher (ed) A Passion for Food (1989)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)Trees are single dark strokes, elsewhere the paint drips and flakes. The Times Literary Supplement (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)Remove from the pan, cool, then flake into large pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Warm the fish, peel off the skin, check for bones and flake over the rice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

Synonyms of 'flake'

chip, scale, layer, peeling
chip, scale (off), peel (off), blister

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Translations for 'flake'

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.
  • American English: flake
  • Brazilian Portuguese: floco
  • Chinese: 小薄片 >尤指碎片
  • European Spanish: desconchón
  • French: écaille
  • German: Splitter
  • Italian: scaglia
  • Japanese: 破片
  • Korean: 얇은 조각
  • European Portuguese: floco
  • Spanish: desconchón


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