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skim

  

      vb   , skims, skimming, skimmed  
1    tr   to remove floating material from the surface of (a liquid), as with a spoon  
to skim milk     
2    to glide smoothly or lightly over (a surface)  
3    tr   to throw (something) in a path over a surface, so as to bounce or ricochet  
to skim stones over water     
4    when intr, usually foll by: through   to read (a book) in a superficial or cursory manner  
5    to cover (a liquid) with a thin layer or (of liquid) to become coated in this way, as with ice, scum, etc.  
      n  
6    the act or process of skimming  
7    material skimmed off a liquid, esp. off milk  
8    the liquid left after skimming  
9    any thin layer covering a surface,   (See also)        skim off  
     (C15 skimmen, probably from scumen to skim; see scum)  


skim off  
      vb   tr, adv   to take the best part of  
the teacher skimmed off the able pupils for his class     
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skim

  
1    cream, separate  
2    brush, coast, dart, float, fly, glide, sail, soar  
3      (usually with)       through   glance, run one's eye over, scan, skip     (informal)   thumb or leaf through  

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Consulte también:

skim milk, skim off, skimp, ski

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