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flake /fleik/
  • danh từ
    • giàn, giá phơi (để phơi cá...)
    • danh từ
      • bông (tuyết)
        • flake s of snow: bông tuyết
      • đóm lửa, tàn lửa
      • lớp (thịt của cá)
      • mảnh dẹt, váy (như cốm)
        • flakes of rust: vảy gỉ
      • (thông tục) cây cẩm chướng hoa vằn
      • nội động từ
        • rơi (như tuyết)
        • (+ away, off) bong ra
      Concise Dictionary
      flakes|flaked|flakingfleɪk
      noun
      +a crystal of snow
      +a person with an unusual or odd personality
      +a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
      verb
      +form into flakes
      +cover with flakes or as if with flakes
      +come off in flakes or thin small pieces

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      n.
      1 snowflake; scale, chip, bit, piece, scrap, particle, tuft, flock, scurf, fragment, shaving, sliver; wafer, lamina, Technical squama:
      A flake of slate caught him in the eye.
      v.
      2 Often, flake off. scale, chip, fragment; Technical desquamate, exfoliate:
      The paint is flaking off on this side.
      3 flake out.
      (a) collapse, go to or fall asleep, drop off (to sleep), pass out, keel over:
      After the game, I flaked out on the couch for ten hours.
      (b) become flaky, act crazy:
      He flaked out when he heard the new record.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 a small, very thin layer or piece of sth, especially one that has broken off from sth larger: flakes of snow / paint + dried onion flakes
      See also - CORNFLAKES, SNOWFLAKE, SOAP FLAKES
      2 (AmE, informal) a person who is strange or unusual or who forgets things easily
      + verb
      1 [V] ~ (off) to fall off in small thin pieces: You could see bare wood where the paint had flaked off. + His skin was dry and flaking.
      2 to break sth, especially fish or other food into small thin pieces; to fall into small thin pieces: [VN] Flake the tuna and add to the sauce. + flaked almonds [also V]
      Phrasal Verbs: flake out
      1 (informal) to lie down or fall asleep because you are extremely tired: When I got home he'd already flaked out on the bed.
      2 (AmE, informal) to begin to behave in a strange way


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