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See definition of flakes on Dictionary.com
  • as indandruff
  • as indust

synonyms for flakes

  • seborrhea
  • dirt
  • earth
  • grime
  • lint
  • powder
  • sand
  • soil
  • soot
  • ashes
  • cinders
  • filth
  • fragments
  • granules
  • grit
  • ground
  • loess
  • refuse
  • smut
  • dust bunnies
  • gilings
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How to use flakes in a sentence

When they worked in this way, they had no trouble in striking off flakes for spear points and knives.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
While the men struck off large flint flakes, Fleetfoot played not far away.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
He called it a flaker, and he used it to press off tiny flakes from the beautiful point.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Straightshaft let him try, but Fleetfoot was not strong enough to press off hard flint flakes.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
See if you can strike off tiny flakes until the large flake looks like a spearhead.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Scarface always used flakes of flint for the points of spears and javelins.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
In the state of snow, even in the separate flakes, the frozen water contains a relatively large amount of air.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
It is this air indeed, which, by dividing the ice into many flakes that reflect the light, gives it the white colour.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
This motion is favoured by the gradual though incomplete melting of the flakes as the heat penetrates the mass.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
He had painted on flakes of inner bark, still quivering with the life from which he had rudely torn them.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FLAKES

  • flakes
  • seborrhea
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.