Definition of Fleck

1. Noun. A small fragment of something broken off from the whole. "A bit of rock caught him in the eye"

Exact synonyms: Bit, Chip, Flake, Scrap
Generic synonyms: Fragment
Specialized synonyms: Matchwood, Exfoliation, Scale, Scurf, Scurf, Sliver, Splinter
Derivative terms: Chip, Chip, Chip, Flake, Flakey, Flaky



2. Verb. Make a spot or mark onto. "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
Exact synonyms: Blob, Blot, Spot
Related verbs: Stain
Generic synonyms: Change Surface
Specialized synonyms: Splotch, Defile, Maculate, Stain, Sully, Tarnish, Bespeckle, Speckle, Bespatter, Spatter
Derivative terms: Blob, Blot, Spot, Spotting

3. Noun. A small contrasting part of something. "A fleck of red"
Exact synonyms: Dapple, Maculation, Patch, Speckle, Spot
Generic synonyms: Marking
Specialized synonyms: Pinpoint, Speck, Nebula, Splash, Fret, Worn Spot, Plaque, Macula, Macule, Mock Sun, Parhelion, Sundog, Macula, Sunspot, Facula, Facula
Derivative terms: Dapple, Patch, Patchy, Speckle, Speckle, Spot

Definition of Fleck

1. n. A flake; also, a lock, as of wool.

2. n. A spot; a streak; a speckle.

3. v. t. To spot; to streak or stripe; to variegate; to dapple.

Definition of Fleck

1. Noun. A flake ¹

2. Noun. A lock, as of wool. ¹

3. Noun. A small spot or streak; a speckle. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To mark with small spots ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fleck

1. to mark with flecks (tiny streaks or spots) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleck

fleams
fleamy
fleapit
fleapits
flearidden
fleas
fleasome
fleawort
fleaworts
flecainide
flecainide acetate
fleche
fleches
flechette
flechettes
fleck (current term)
fleck dystrophy of cornea
fleck retina of Kandori
flecked
flecked retina
flecked retina syndrome
flecker
fleckered
fleckering
fleckers
flecking
fleckless
flecks
flecky
flection

Literary usage of Fleck

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1. Mathematische Annalenby Carl Neumann, Otto Blumenthal, Bartel Leendert Waerden, Adolph Mayer, David Hilbert, Alfred Clebsch, Albert Einstein, Constantin Carath�eodory, Erich Hecke, Felix Klein, Heinrich Behnke by Carl Neumann, Otto Blumenthal, Bartel Leendert Waerden, Adolph Mayer, David Hilbert, Alfred Clebsch, Albert Einstein, Constantin Carath�eodory, Erich Hecke, Felix Klein, Heinrich Behnke (1907)
"(Mit l Figur im Text) Über die Darstellung ganzer Zahlen als Summen von sechsten Potenzen ganzer Zahlen. Von Albert fleck in Berlin. ..."

2. Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the Cape of Good Hope [1828-1849] by James L. Buchanan, William Menzies (1870)
"The estate of fleck had, on the 31st October, 1833, been ISM. placed under sequestration by a Judge at chambers, in N^_i2- terms of the 12th section of ..."

3. Raemaekers' Cartoon History of the War by Louis Raemaekers (1919)
"William to General von fleck: "We must save these beautiful things from destruction and ... General von fleck, the Commander of the 17th German Army Corps, ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1896)
"BY HERMANN fleck. Received May 8, IBs*. THE quantitative estimation of trimethylamine in presence of ammonia is, I believe not mentioned in the literature, ..."

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