How to use Flake in a sentence
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.
The graphite of New York, Pennsylvania and Alabama is "flake" and unsuitable for this purpose.
The base of the eyelashes may have dry scales that flake like dandruff.
Ultimately, the skin in this area will become dry and flake away.
Will eat most live foods as well as frozen bloodworms and, eventually, flake food.Advertisement
The fish should turn opaque and flake slightly but still remain moist.
My lashes looked good after hours of wear, so the mascara didn't smudge under my eyes or flake off of the tips.
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.
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.
And then they get dorky and either forget, start hanging around their friends, and just basically flake out.Advertisement
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.
This process does not cause the nail to chip, crack or flake, and it's much more comfortable for most dogs.
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.
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.
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.Advertisement
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."
These can be easily raised in newly hatched brine shrimp, powdered flake, and small daphnia and other pond foods.
Climb the flake on the left pas a thin break, PR, to reach a V-shaped groove.
Skin and flake the haddock, removing any stray bones you come across, and set aside.
I ascended the flake to the inclined nose, and then reached round to grab a large handhold.Advertisement
Depending on the color of skin you are trying to paint, you could add more flake white with a touch of yellow ochre.
Shackley (1974) emphasized flake scar ridge (arÃªte) abrasion as a product of fluvial transport.
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.
For general coarse fishing, try putting out a bed of scolded maggots mixed with maize flake and fishmeal groundbait.
An example would be, say a flake of paint was to hit a spacecraft in orbit at this speed.Advertisement
Climb the center of the steepening slab with a delicate move across a diagonal crack to gain the center of a diagonal flake line.
The liner does not chip or flake and also has veen proven to reduce bacteria build up within the bottle.
You'll spend a little more, but it's worth it for mascara that doesn't clump, flake or run when wet.
Shimmers are fun, just be careful of too many glitters that might flake on your face and make you look shiny.
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.
The top scales flake off easily and often, but those beneath the surface of the skin clump together.
During the second week, the skin begins to flake off, and it continues to do so for five to ten days.
The eggs are stuck fast to the hair or the scalp and don't flake off in the same way that dandruff does.
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.
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.
Keep with white or ivory card stock and use an elegant font in either black or gold flake.
Use a flat surface, such as a scraper, wide flathead screwdriver, butter knife, or other tool to gently flake away the rust.
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.
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.
Plus, once the skin starts to heal, it can peel and flake.
It works by drawing out the tags from the roots so that they will either flake away or fall out.
Actually, some PEG producers do add antioxidants to the PEG flake.
After about three weeks or so, the fry can be weaned onto frozen adult brine shrimp and crushed flake food.
Gain the flake crack above and move up (Friend 3½) to flat holds on a slanting broken crack.
So now I eat a croissant with my coffee every morning, picking up every flake with a moistened forefinger.
The winged spindle euonymus alatus Rosa roxburghii, when mature, peel and flake in cinnamon tinted hues.
When concrete starts to chip and flake it can be a real eyesore.
An unburnt retouched flint flake was recovered which may have accompanied the burial.
More unstable moves lead up to the hollow flake around which I could finally place the crucial protection- a 60cm sling.
In 2002 they found a flint flake - an undisputed artifact.
Move left across to the flake to gain a good crack directly below the hanging arete, climb the crack to reach a glacis.
Mg (Magnesium) Converts flake graphite to spheroidal graphite giving strength & ductility.
Great baits are lob worm, canned sweet corn and bread flake, please do not keep you baits inside our holiday home.
An easier start utilizes the undercut flake crack just right.
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.
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.