What is flake?

  • (noun): A small fragment of something broken off from the whole.
    Synonyms: bit, chip, fleck, scrap
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "flake":

  • (verb): Cover with flakes or as if with flakes.
  • (noun): A crystal of snow.
    Synonyms: snowflake
  • (verb): Form into flakes.
    Example: "The substances started to flake"

Famous quotes containing the word flake:

    Fear not: that ultimate Star is frail,
    only a flake of snow,
    whirled in His breath.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)