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flake

Cocaine, see there.

flake

an epidermal scale.
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Villa and her colleagues identified glossy areas on silcrete tools at Blombos that, they surmise, formed when the stones were preheated for pressure flaking.
Toolmakers probably used pressure flaking by 100,000 years ago in East Africa, remarks paleoanthropologist John Shea of Stony Brook University in New York.
The Cereal Master TX includes a flaking roll in its standard configuration for making wheat and bran flakes using the traditional steam cooking process.
A standard Cereal Master EX line producing extruded cereals such as corn balls, multigrain rings, alphabet shapes, and cocoa balls can be extended, through additional units (including the flaking roll) and Baker Perkins' process expertise, to make a range of flakes, multigrain flakes and filled pillows.
Across the world, many plants are in operation with sound building structures but obsolete flaking lines that have ceased to satisfy the requirements.
The objective of this work was to evaluate the performance of flakeboards manufactured from recycled CCA-treated lumber using two adhesives (LPF and MDI) and two common flaking techniques (ring and disc).
The lumber was cut into 2- by 6- by 14-inch samples for disc flaking and 1- by 1.