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See definition of flaking on Dictionary.com
  • as inscaly
  • as inexfoliation

synonyms for flaking

  • branlike
  • flaky
  • furfuraceous
  • lepidote
  • scabby
  • depilation
  • peeling
  • shedding
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How to use flaking in a sentence

In between the bursts, the snow is very light and a bit icy as warmer air moving in at high altitudes is starting to partly melt the flakes, which then refreeze as they get closer to the ground.
AFTER 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW, AN ICY NIGHT AHEAD IN D.C. AREA. SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE MONDAY.JASON SAMENOW, DAN STILLMAN, ANDREW FREEDMANFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I usually add pepperoni and finish it with fresh basil, parmesan, and chile flakes.
TURN THAT OLD BREAD INTO PIZZA IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTESBY FARIDEH SADEGHIN/SAVEURJANUARY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Subway describes its tuna sandwich as “freshly baked bread” layered with “flaked tuna blended with creamy mayo then topped with your choice of crisp, fresh veggies.”
SUBWAY’S TUNA IS NOT TUNA, BUT A ‘MIXTURE OF VARIOUS CONCOCTIONS,’ A LAWSUIT ALLEGESTIM CARMANJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some predict the first flakes as early as late Saturday night while others hold off any snow until Sunday afternoon.
D.C. AREA SEES INCREASING SNOW CHANCES SUNDAY AND MONDAYJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sometimes existing tool kits—containing, for instance, simple cutting and scraping flakes—allowed early humans to exploit new resources and thrive under changing conditions.
SCIENTIST FINDINGS IN TANZANIA SHOW HOW ANCIENT HUMANS USED TOOLS 2 MILLION YEARS AGOJULIO MERCADER FLORINJANUARY 17, 2021QUARTZ
Points well north and west of the city may see a few flakes mix in as it ends.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: SHOWERS BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EVENING, THEN PERHAPS SOME SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAYA. CAMDEN WALKERJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Areas to the north of the city might see a flake or two mix in but probably not.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: MILD FOR MID-WINTER TODAY BUT COOLING DOWN BY THE WEEKENDDAVID STREITJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But really, you know, we both ought to be talking to Wentworth and flaking after his mother and his liver—and things like that.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
One day when the boys were flaking spear points, Fleetfoot turned to Flaker and said, “Do you know who made the first flaker?”
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Many of the beautiful daggers, genuine works of art, were finished by a uniform, fine flaking down to the close of the period.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLAKING

  • depilation
  • flaking
  • peeling
  • shedding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.