to flake [off/away]

to flake [off/away]
беля се (на люспи)


English-Bulgarian small dictionary. 2014.

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  • flake off — verb come off in flakes or thin small pieces The paint in my house is peeling off • Syn: ↑peel off, ↑peel, ↑flake • Derivationally related forms: ↑flake (for: ↑flake), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flake off — (Slang) go away from here, leave, beat it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flake — flake1 [fleık] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: From a Scandinavian language; related to Norwegian flak disk ] 1.) a small thin piece that breaks away easily from something else flake of ▪ flakes of snow ▪ chocolate flakes →↑snowflake …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flake — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a small thin light piece of snow. b a similar piece of another material. 2 a thin broad piece of material peeled or split off. 3 Archaeol. a piece of hard stone chipped off and used as a tool. 4 a natural division of the flesh… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flake — 1 noun (countable + of) 1 a very small flat thin piece that breaks away easily from something else: soap flakes see also: snowflake 2 AmE informal someone who seems crazy 2 verb 1 (I) also flake off to break off in small thin pieces: The paint is …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flake — [n] scale, peel cell, disk, drop, foil, lamella, lamina, layer, leaf, membrane, pellicle, plate, scab, section, shaving, sheet, skin, slice, sliver, wafer; concept 831 flake [v] peel off blister, chip, delaminate, desquamate, drop, exfoliate,… …   New thesaurus

  • flake — flake1 noun 1》 a small, flat, very thin piece of something.     ↘Archaeology a piece of hard stone chipped off for use as a tool. 2》 a snowflake. 3》 N. Amer. informal a crazy or eccentric person. verb 1》 come away from a surface in flakes. 2》… …   English new terms dictionary

  • break away — verb 1. move away or escape suddenly (Freq. 2) The horses broke from the stable Three inmates broke jail Nobody can break out this prison is high security • Syn: ↑break, ↑break out • Derivationally relat …   Useful english dictionary

  • peel off — verb 1. peel off the outer layer of something (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑skin, ↑peel, ↑pare • Hyponyms: ↑exfoliate • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • come off — verb 1. come to be detached (Freq. 2) His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery • Syn: ↑detach, ↑come away • Ant: ↑attach (for: ↑detach) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chip off — verb break off (a piece from a whole) Her tooth chipped • Syn: ↑chip, ↑come off, ↑break away, ↑break off • Derivationally related forms: ↑chip (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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