How to use Flake in a sentence

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  • He'd always known Pumpkin was a flake, but he honestly liked the young man and flakiness wasn't the worst trait carried by the young and the restless.

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  • The graphite of New York, Pennsylvania and Alabama is "flake" and unsuitable for this purpose.

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  • The base of the eyelashes may have dry scales that flake like dandruff.

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  • Ultimately, the skin in this area will become dry and flake away.

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  • Will eat most live foods as well as frozen bloodworms and, eventually, flake food.

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  • The fish should turn opaque and flake slightly but still remain moist.

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  • My lashes looked good after hours of wear, so the mascara didn't smudge under my eyes or flake off of the tips.

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  • I have sensitive eyes with contact lenses that cling onto every little flake and irritant, so an eye shadow that knows what it's doing is important to me.

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  • Sometimes, with traditional eyeliners, if you try to increase the coverage by going over the line you've drawn again, the eyeliner may flake and fall.

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  • And then they get dorky and either forget, start hanging around their friends, and just basically flake out.

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  • If your dog's nails tend to break or flake easily and are discolored, a visit to your veterinarian can confirm whether this is due to the presence of a canine nail fungus.

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  • This process does not cause the nail to chip, crack or flake, and it's much more comfortable for most dogs.

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  • Many candle makers enjoy working with soy wax, because it comes in a convenient flake form that's much easier to handle and measure than large blocks of paraffin wax.

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  • Otherwise, the food that you prepare may pick up a metallic flavor and loose rust may flake off and adhere to what you are cooking.In most cases, the best tool to remove rust from a grill grate is a wire brush.

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  • If you're planning to display the finished flower pot outside, you'll also want to spray the pot with a clear protective sealer to make sure your rub-ons don't start to flake when exposed to the elements.

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  • The liquid litharge when allowed to cool solidifies into a hard stone-like mass, which, however, when left to itself, soon crumbles up into a heap of resplendent dark yellow scales known as "flake litharge."

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  • These can be easily raised in newly hatched brine shrimp, powdered flake, and small daphnia and other pond foods.

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  • Climb the flake on the left pas a thin break, PR, to reach a V-shaped groove.

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  • Skin and flake the haddock, removing any stray bones you come across, and set aside.

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  • I ascended the flake to the inclined nose, and then reached round to grab a large handhold.

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  • Depending on the color of skin you are trying to paint, you could add more flake white with a touch of yellow ochre.

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  • Shackley (1974) emphasized flake scar ridge (arête) abrasion as a product of fluvial transport.

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  • The acute bisectrix of the optic axes never deviates from the normal to the basal plane by more than a degree or two, hence a cleavage flake of mica will always show an optic figure in convergent light when placed on the stage of a polarizing microscope.

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  • For general coarse fishing, try putting out a bed of scolded maggots mixed with maize flake and fishmeal groundbait.

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  • An example would be, say a flake of paint was to hit a spacecraft in orbit at this speed.

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  • Climb the center of the steepening slab with a delicate move across a diagonal crack to gain the center of a diagonal flake line.

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  • The liner does not chip or flake and also has veen proven to reduce bacteria build up within the bottle.

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  • You'll spend a little more, but it's worth it for mascara that doesn't clump, flake or run when wet.

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  • Shimmers are fun, just be careful of too many glitters that might flake on your face and make you look shiny.

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  • Expecting it to flake off in my eyes, I thought I would probably give it to my two teen-agers after I wrote my Yves Rocher eye shadow review.

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  • The top scales flake off easily and often, but those beneath the surface of the skin clump together.

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  • During the second week, the skin begins to flake off, and it continues to do so for five to ten days.

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  • The eggs are stuck fast to the hair or the scalp and don't flake off in the same way that dandruff does.

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  • After a week, she felt the need to wash her hair more often than she had before the treatment, and her scalp began to flake.

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  • Piercing jewelry should also not be made out of gold-plated metal because the plating can flake over time, causing scratches and nicks in your skin.

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  • Keep with white or ivory card stock and use an elegant font in either black or gold flake.

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  • Use a flat surface, such as a scraper, wide flathead screwdriver, butter knife, or other tool to gently flake away the rust.

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  • However, you should keep in mind that the measurements of lye in the granular form will be slightly different than those of lye in the flake form.

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  • Instead of new cells growing at the same rate as old cells flake off, the cells reproduce too fast and pile up at the skin's surface.

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  • Plus, once the skin starts to heal, it can peel and flake.

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  • It works by drawing out the tags from the roots so that they will either flake away or fall out.

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  • Actually, some PEG producers do add antioxidants to the PEG flake.

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  • After about three weeks or so, the fry can be weaned onto frozen adult brine shrimp and crushed flake food.

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  • Gain the flake crack above and move up (Friend 3½) to flat holds on a slanting broken crack.

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  • So now I eat a croissant with my coffee every morning, picking up every flake with a moistened forefinger.

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  • The winged spindle euonymus alatus Rosa roxburghii, when mature, peel and flake in cinnamon tinted hues.

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  • When concrete starts to chip and flake it can be a real eyesore.

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  • An unburnt retouched flint flake was recovered which may have accompanied the burial.

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  • More unstable moves lead up to the hollow flake around which I could finally place the crucial protection- a 60cm sling.

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  • In 2002 they found a flint flake - an undisputed artifact.

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  • Move left across to the flake to gain a good crack directly below the hanging arete, climb the crack to reach a glacis.

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  • Mg (Magnesium) Converts flake graphite to spheroidal graphite giving strength & ductility.

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  • Great baits are lob worm, canned sweet corn and bread flake, please do not keep you baits inside our holiday home.

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  • An easier start utilizes the undercut flake crack just right.

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  • I know that in the past I have railed against shortening, but in this case we are using shortening in our pie crust recipe to give us a better flake.

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  • These cracks coincide with planes of easy separation or of gliding in the crystal; they are especially useful in helping to determine the crystallographic orientation of a cleavage flake of mica when crystal faces are absent.

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