flake off

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Verb1.flake off - come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
chip, chip off, break away, break off, come off - break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped"
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w>flake off

vi (plaster)abbröckeln; (paint, rust etc)abblättern, absplittern; (skin)sich schälen, sich abschuppen
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"The health risk depends on how easily the cadmium can flake off or leach out.
Some of the letters were beginning to flake off and needed to be touched up.
Paint has started to flake off hand-painted cells for characters including Snow White and Bambi, dating from the 1920s to 1989.
If the wall gets damp once painted then the paint will blister from behind and flake off.
The unique flux coating is moisture resistant, does not require special storage conditions and will not flake off when damp.
MY MASCARA K EEPS FLAKING Sad but true: even 'budge-proof' waterproof mascara can flake off. "That might be because it needs replacing," says Sue.
Since 1866 when paint was first sold in tin containers, consumers have struggled with a variety of issues associated with paint sticking to its packaging--from not being able to use all of the paint they purchased to coping with dried paint that can flake off and contaminate fresh paint.
as the chimes flake off to left and right, and the drums
Hot-and-cold Spurs traditionally serve up a great British Flake Off or two most seasons, leaving greedy punters with burnt fingers.
PERFECT tan Fake the the layer of to remove flake off otherwise 1: Exfoliate do Step would dead skin, which your new tan with it.