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Flake

Slang; in auto sales, a term for a non-creditworthy customer with a small or no down payment. Flake customers are very high risk for the seller, and likely will not obtain financing.
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Influence of Flaky and Elongated aggregates on the Properties of Bituminous Concrete mix, Journal for Engineers, 87: 54-58.
If you've gone flaky and are spotting what looks like dandruff on your dark top, then temporarily change your shampoo to one for a sensitive scalp.
Each is a grotesque after the manner of Carson McCullers, and the author also attempts wacky humor with much attention paid to nasal discharges, menstrual blood, flaky skin, body odor, and large pores.
When you tell your 'rents you're gonna do something and it doesn't happen, you not only risk getting them upset, you risk them seeing you as flaky.
Winter is the worst time for flaky and itchy scalps.
The texture of the tuna was more like fish paste, despite being described as flaky.
Anyone who's made a pie crust knows that it's tough to get a flaky texture without solid fats like butter, lard, or shortening.
Smith's old fashioned apple and cherry fruit pies, full of delicious fruit with a flaky golden crust; pecan pie with a rich, sweet filling topped with crisp toasted pecans; French silk pie with a chocolate, mousse-like filling and whipped topping with chocolate curls; festival of berries cobbler, a rich blend of berries and tender, flaky crust; and German chocolate cake, filled with pecans and coconut shreds and topped with a delicious chocolate icing.
A few obstacles stand in the way of his goal, however, including a flaky college counselor (Lily Tomlin); a clingy, alcoholic mother (Catherine O'Hara); and a devoted girlfriend (Schuyler Fisk, Sissy Spacek's daughter), who realizes theft relationship is doomed if he leaves.
Each snack is wrapped in a flaky fillo shell and cut into different shapes, creating the perfect solution for a dinner party or hungry children.
Skin can feel tight, especially after washing, and be flaky with no greasy patches.
Based on preliminary results from researchers at IBM, Bell Communications Research and Du Pont, the new bismuth material appears to have a flaky structure, much like that of the mineral mica.