As verbs the difference between flanking and flaking
is that flanking
is while flaking
As an adjective flaking is
breaking or tending to break into flakes.
As a noun flaking is
a piece of flaked material.
Breaking or tending to break into flakes.
- All the flaking paint had to be scraped off before repainting; fortunately, it came off easily.
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.