(a) flake of snow

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Англо-русский универсальный дополнительный практический переводческий словарь И. Мостицкого. . 2002-2012.

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  • Flake — (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock; lamina;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flake knife — Flake Flake (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flake stand — Flake Flake (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flake white — Flake Flake (fl[=a]k), n. [Cf. Icel. flakna to flake off, split, flagna to flake off, Sw. flaga flaw, flake, flake plate, Dan. flage snowflake. Cf. {Flag} a flat stone.] 1. A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flake — flake1 [flāk] n. [ME < Scand, as in Norw flak, ice floe, ON flakna, to flake off < IE * plāg, flat < base * plā > PLAIN1] 1. a small, thin mass [a flake of snow] 2. a thin piece or layer split off or peeled off from anything; chip ☆ 3 …   English World dictionary

  • Snow — Snowfall redirects here. For other uses, see Snow (disambiguation) or Snowfall (disambiguation). Snow is a type of precipitation in the form of crystalline water ice, consisting of a multitude of snowflakes that fall from clouds. The process of… …   Wikipedia

  • flake — flake1 flakeless, adj. flaker, n. /flayk/, n., v., flaked, flaking. n. 1. a small, flat, thin piece, esp. one that has been or become detached from a larger piece or mass: flakes of old paint. 2. any small piece or mass: a flake of snow. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • flake — I UK [fleɪk] / US noun [countable] Word forms flake : singular flake plural flakes 1) a small flat piece of something bran flakes a flake of snow 2) informal an insulting word for someone who you think is strange or unusual, or who forgets things …   English dictionary

  • flake — flake1 [ fleık ] noun count 1. ) a small flat piece of something: wheat flakes a flake of snow 2. ) AMERICAN INFORMAL a crazy person flake flake 2 [ fleık ] verb 1. ) flake or flake off intransitive to come off a surface in small flat pieces: Her …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snow·flake — /ˈsnoʊˌfleık/ noun, pl flakes [count] : a small, soft piece of frozen water that falls from the sky as snow : a flake of snow …   Useful english dictionary

  • flake — 1. noun /fleɪk/ a) A loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock; lamina; layer; scale; as, a flake of snow, paint, or fish. She makes pleasant conversation, but shes kind of a flake when it comes time fo …   Wiktionary

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