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flaky

(ˈfleki)
1. mod. unreliable. I’m getting so flaky. Must be old age.
2. mod. habituated to the use of cocaine. (Drugs.) He looks a little flaky. Look at his eyes and nose.
3. and flako (ˈfleko) mod. alcohol intoxicated. Paul was flaky and couldn’t drive. Man is he flako!
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Fatigue and permanent deformation Characteristics on flakiness and elongation indices of dense mixes, Indian Highways, pp: 17-24.
Flakiness index FI of crushed stone was tested in accordance with the method indicated in standard LST EN 9333:2012.
Physical tests on concrete, like grading, Flakiness and Elongation Index, performed on the locally available aggregates in Azad Kashmir as per American and British standards have shown that these aggregates are suitable to make concrete of required properties.
This crust has the perfect combination of flakiness and flavor.
With its pie-crust flakiness and creamy, cheesy taste, it serves as the perfect base for one of the house specialties: cave-aged cheddar and chicken, served with an organic fruit and almond spread.
My skin is naturally quite oily so I was not used to the taught dryness and I was conscious of the flakiness ( so much so that I told everybody, even strangers, I was undergoing an acid face peel and that's why my skin was falling off
As girls, each woman suffered some degree of painful neglect, from the self-absorbed flakiness of Mattie's parents to Jane's father's suicide and her mother's subsequent breakdown.
The Difference between Tenderness and Flakiness in a Pastry Crust
Inevitably we met up with him, dressed in a giant yellow polo and nicely-pressed jeans, and he denied every bit of flakiness.
The double irony of the Coalition's claims about Labor's present policy flakiness is, first, unlike most of what the Coalition claims, what it says on this issue is actually true--or rather there is enough truth to it.
Bathing in the salts was shown to provide relief from the symptoms of itching, burning and flakiness typical of psoriasis.
She added: 'It's important to differentiate correctly between skin dryness, whose symptoms include roughness and flakiness, and skin dehydration, which is caused by tightness and is due to a lack of water.
Reactions included dry or cracked lips, flakiness or dryness of skin, a burning/stinging sensation, and itching.
Some explain it as flakiness or superficiality; they say that in southern California--especially in Los Angeles--there is no substance, there is only superficiality, an intolerable light-weight sensibility rules.
before whizzing back, inexplicably, to turn-of-the-century Vienna, represented by a tableau of Schiele's powerfully erotic water colours decked around a cod consulting room with Freud's 'couch' at one end, The reconstruction of a Viennese cafe, replete with Thonet chairs, only ad ds to the Madame Tussaud-style flakiness of the overall experience.