There are 2 translations of flake in Spanish:

flake1

Pronunciation: /fleɪk/

n

  • 1 (of snow, cereals) copo (m); (of paint, rust) escama (f), laminilla (f); (of wood, bone) astilla (f); (of skin) escama (f), pellejo (m) [colloquial/familiar] soap flakes jabón (masculine) en escamas
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    • She was tearing fragments off and placing them in her mouth, dusty and moist, her fingers covered in oil from the almond paste, sugar and flakes of croissant pastry.
    • In this method, clear sticky tape was pressed firmly into sample areas and rapidly pulled away, removing thin flakes of biotite with the tapes.
    • There were also large flakes of paint peeling off of the buildings, though it was hard to tell when there was no color to the whole place.
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    • Outside, snow fell: fat flakes adhering to the windows and frosting the glass in translucent white.
    • And the snow flurries quickly became a constant storm of thick flakes that started to settle deeply on the ground.
    • A soft haze of thick flakes, sluicing through the streetlights, settling on gutters, bicycles and pedestrians.
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    • So, do you now blame your loss on these crazies and flakes?
  • 2 (eccentric person) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang, pejorative/argot, peyorativo], bicho (masculine) raro [colloquial/familiar]

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vt
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Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.

There are 2 translations of flake in Spanish:

flake2

vi

  • 1 [paint/varnish/plaster] descascarillarse, pelarse, descascararse (Latin America/América Latina) ; [fish] desmenuzarse*; [skin] pelarse, escamarse
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    • The rusty pink nail polish that I had put on two months ago was flaking off and falling silently on the ground.
    • The surface of the tree was flaking off in great sheets of bark, showering the two with dust made of both dead tree and stone.
    • Today, at 108,000 kilometres, there's paint flaking off the leading edge of the hood, the brakes need work and the dashboard makes a buzzing noise at highway speeds when it's cold.
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    • Place on greased baking sheet and bake at 450F turning once for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden and fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
    • The kind where the crust flakes off in sharp little pieces that stick to the roof of our mouth.
    • Add salmon, skinside down, and cook, covered, 10-12 minutes or until fish flakes easily.

vt

  • [Cookery/Cocina] [fish] desmenuzar* flaked almonds almendras (feminine plural) fileteadas
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    • Beware of foods such as hash browns, home fries, jam, molasses, soup mixes, canned vegetables, wine and flaked coconut.
    • I've switched to flaked coconut and it works just as well.
    • Dissolve 6 tablespoons flaked pickling salt in 1 gallon of lukewarm water.

Phrasal verbs

flake out

(British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar]
verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (slump) desplomarse, caer* redondo or rendido 1.1 (verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio) (exhaust) dejar deshecho or [colloquial/familiar] hecho polvo we were absolutely flaked out estábamos deshechos

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Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.