Detailed Translations for flake from English to French


flake [the ~] noun

  1. the flake (scale)
    l'écaillure; la pellicule; l'écaille; la squame
  2. the flake
    le flocon; la touffe
  3. the flake (chip; sliver; shaving)
    le copeau

to flake verb (flakes, flaked, flaking)

  1. to flake (fluff)
    boulocher; plucher
    • boulocher verb (bouloche, bouloches, boulochons, boulochez, )
    • plucher verb
  2. to flake (peel)
    effeuiller; écailler; se détacher; s'écailler; s'exfolier; épamprer
    • effeuiller verb
    • écailler verb (écaille, écailles, écaillons, écaillez, )
    • s'exfolier verb
    • épamprer verb
  3. to flake (peel off; scale off)
    peler; s'effriter; s'écailler; s'exfolier; se desquamer
    • peler verb (pèle, pèles, pelons, pelez, )
    • s'effriter verb
    • s'exfolier verb

Conjugations for flake:

  1. flake
  2. flake
  3. flakes
  4. flake
  5. flake
  6. flake
simple past
  1. flaked
  2. flaked
  3. flaked
  4. flaked
  5. flaked
  6. flaked
present perfect
  1. have flaked
  2. have flaked
  3. has flaked
  4. have flaked
  5. have flaked
  6. have flaked
past continuous
  1. was flaking
  2. were flaking
  3. was flaking
  4. were flaking
  5. were flaking
  6. were flaking
  1. shall flake
  2. will flake
  3. will flake
  4. shall flake
  5. will flake
  6. will flake
continuous present
  1. am flaking
  2. are flaking
  3. is flaking
  4. are flaking
  5. are flaking
  6. are flaking
  1. be flaked
  2. be flaked
  3. be flaked
  4. be flaked
  5. be flaked
  6. be flaked
  1. flake!
  2. let's flake!
  3. flaked
  4. flaking
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for flake:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
copeau chip; flake; shaving; sliver chip; curl of hair; wood chip; wood shaving; wood shavings
flocon flake curl of hair
pellicule flake; scale curl of hair; film; roll of film; scale
squame flake; scale
touffe flake bun; clump
écaille flake; scale curl of hair; scale
écaillure flake; scale
- bit; chip; eccentric; eccentric person; fleck; geek; oddball; scrap; snowflake
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
boulocher flake; fluff
effeuiller flake; peel
peler flake; peel off; scale off peel; rind; skin
plucher flake; fluff
s'effriter flake; peel off; scale off cave in; crumble away
s'exfolier flake; peel; peel off; scale off
s'écailler flake; peel; peel off; scale off burst off; crack off; fly off; spatter off
se desquamer flake; peel off; scale off
se détacher flake; peel become loose; burst off; come off; come open; crack off; fly off; get loose; give way; loosen; open; spatter off
écailler flake; peel
épamprer flake; peel
- flake off; peel; peel off
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- chip; splinter

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Synonyms for "flake":

Related Definitions for "flake":

  1. a small fragment of something broken off from the whole1
  2. a person with an unusual or odd personality1
  3. a crystal of snow1
  4. come off in flakes or thin small pieces1
  5. cover with flakes or as if with flakes1
  6. form into flakes1
    • The substances started to flake1

Wiktionary Translations for flake:

  1. to break or chip
  1. archaeology: thin stone tool
  2. an unreliable person
  3. thin chiplike layer
  1. petit touffe, amas léger de laine, de soie, etc.
  2. (familier, fr) Celui, celle qui abandonner ses amis, malgré ce qui était organisé avec eux (ou éventuellement qui abandonne son parti, ses principes, etc.)

Cross Translation:
flake flocon Flocke — mehrere, durch Wasser verbundene Eiskristalle

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