HyperDic: fleck

English > 3 senses of the word fleck:
NOUNobjectfleck, bit, chip, flake, scrapa small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole
attributefleck, spot, speckle, dapple, patch, maculationa small contrasting part of something
VERBcontactfleck, spot, blob, blotmake a spot or mark onto
fleck > pronunciation
RhymesAztec ... wreck: 41 rhymes with ehk...
English > fleck: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole.
Synonymsbit, chip, flake, scrap
Narrowermatchwoodfragments of wood
scale, scurf, exfoliationA thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
scurf(botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts
splinter, sliverA small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
BroaderfragmentA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
Spanishátomo, brizna, copo, fragmento, jirón, miaja, migaja, parte, pedazo, pizca, retazo, triza, trocito
Catalanàtom, bocí, gota, mica, miqueta, tros, trosset
English > fleck: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA small contrasting part of something.
Example "a fleck of red"
Synonymsspot, speckle, dapple, patch, maculation
Narrowerfacula, solar faculaA large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots
faculaA bright spot on a planet
macule, maculaA patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated
nebula(pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
parhelion, mock sun, sundogA bright spot on the parhelic circle
plaque(pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
speck, pinpointA very small spot
splashA patch of bright color
sunspot, maculaA cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere
worn spot, fretA spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
BroadermarkingA pattern of marks
Spanishmancha, mota
Catalanclapa, mota, placa, taca
Verbsfleckmake a spot or mark onto
English > fleck: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake a spot or mark onto.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsspot, blob, blot
Narrowerspatter, bespatterSpot, splash, or soil
speckle, bespecklemark with small spots
splotchblotch or spot
tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defilemake dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Similar tostainproduce or leave stains
Catalantacar, tintar
Nounsflecka small contrasting part of something

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