flaking

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

flaking (not comparable)

  1. Breaking or tending to break into flakes.
    All the flaking paint had to be scraped off before repainting; fortunately, it came off easily.

Verb[edit]

flaking

  1. Present participle of flake.

Noun[edit]

flaking (plural flakings)

  1. A piece of flaked material.
    • 1916, Allen Jesse Reynolds, ‎Wilson Straley, The Archaeological Bulletin (volumes 7-9, page 3)
      In a cornfield on one side flakings of flint are numerous.