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Flake or Flakes may refer to:
In food preparation:
- Fish flake, a platform for drying cod
- Flake (fish), an Australian term for edible flesh of one of several species of shark
- Flake (chocolate bar), a brand of chocolate bar manufactured by Cadbury
- An individual popped kernel of corn is known as a "flake"
In science and technology:
- Nanoflake, a novel shape of semiconductor nanostructure
- Lithic flake, a fragment of stone found in archaeology
- Snowflake, a particle of snow
- Flake tobacco, used in a smoking pipe
- Flakes of dandruff
- Flake, a slang term for cocaine
- Flake (KDE), a software library for KDE
- Floyd H. Flake (born 1945), A.M.E. minister, university administrator, former U.S. representative
- Jeff Flake, American politician
- Christian "Flake" Lorenz, German musician and member of the band Rammstein
- Flake, the original name of the band Flake Music, the predecessor of The Shins
- "Flake" (song), a song from the 2001 album Brushfire Fairytales by Jack Johnson
- "Flakes", a song from the 1979 album Sheik Yerbouti by Frank Zappa
- "Flake", an early song from the "Untitled 1995 Demo Tape" by System of a Down
In film and literature:
- Flakes (film), a 2007 film with Aaron Stanford and Zooey Deschanel
- Flakes (manga), a manga anthology by Naoki Yamamoto
- Flake, a fictional rat in The Deptford Mouselets series of novels by Robin Jarvis
- Slang for a person who socializes on a glib, superficial level who often feigns an interest in a subject in an attempt to seek social approval.
- Slang for a person who agrees to purchase an item from another person then bails on the deal without notifying the seller. Typically happens with Craig's List transactions. Flakes are often reported to the FlakeList, which is also used by many people to avoid transactions with flakes.
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