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- v. Present participle of skim.
- n. Something skimmed from a surface etc.
- n. A motion or action that skims.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who skims.
- n. That which is skimmed from the surface of a liquid; -- chiefly used in the plural.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of one who or that which skims.
- n. That which is removed by skimming; scum: chiefly used in the plural.
- n. plural In the coffee trade, the musty part of the coffee which is taken from the bags after being on shipboard.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. reading or glancing through quickly
- n. failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it
- n. the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid
- n. the act of brushing against while passing
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