Flanking vs Flaking - What's the difference?

flanking | flaking |


As verbs the difference between flanking and flaking

is that flanking is while flaking is .

As an adjective flaking is

breaking or tending to break into flakes.

As a noun flaking is

a piece of flaked material.

flanking

English

Verb

(head)
  • flaking

    English

    Adjective

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

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.