skin definición, skin significado | diccionario de inglés definición

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a    the tissue forming the outer covering of the vertebrate body: it consists of two layers (see dermis, epidermis), the outermost of which may be covered with hair, scales, feathers, etc. It is mainly protective and sensory in function  
b    (as modifier)  
a skin disease         Related adjs       cutaneous       dermatoid  
2    a person's complexion  
a fair skin     
3    any similar covering in a plant or lower animal  
4    any coating or film, such as one that forms on the surface of a liquid  
5    unsplit leather made from the outer covering of various mammals, reptiles, etc.  
   Compare       hide   2       1  
6    the outer covering of a fur-bearing animal, dressed and finished with the hair on  
7    a container made from animal skin  
8    the outer covering surface of a vessel, rocket, etc.  
9    a person's skin regarded as his life  
to save one's skin     
10    often pl  
Informal   (in jazz or pop use) a drum  
11    Informal      short for       skinhead  
12    Slang   a cigarette paper used for rolling a cannabis cigarette  
13      (Anglo-Irish)  
slang   a person; sort  
he's a good old skin     
14    by the skin of one's teeth   by a narrow margin; only just  
15    get under one's skin  
Informal   to irritate one  
16    jump out of one's skin   to be very startled  
17    no skin off one's nose  
Informal   not a matter that affects one adversely  
18    thick (or thin) skin   an insensitive (or sensitive) nature  
      vb   , skins, skinning, skinned  
19    tr   to remove the outer covering from (fruit, etc.)  
20    tr   to scrape a small piece of skin from (a part of oneself) in falling, etc.  
he skinned his knee     
21    often foll by: over   to cover (something) with skin or a skinlike substance or (of something) to become covered in this way  
22    tr  
Slang   to strip of money; swindle  
23    relating to or for the skin  
skin cream     
24    Slang     (chiefly U.S.)   involving or depicting nudity  
skin magazines        (See also)        skin up  
     (Old English scinn, from Old Norse skinn)  
  skinless      adj  
  skinlike      adj  

banana skin  
1    the soft outer covering of a banana  
2    Informal   something unforeseen that causes an obvious and embarrassing mistake  
     (sense 2 from the common slapstick joke of a person slipping after treading on a banana skin)  
galvanic skin response  
      n   a change in the electrical resistance of the skin occurring in moments of strong emotion; measurements of this change are used in lie detector tests,   (Abbrev.)    GSR  
goldbeater's skin  
      n   animal membrane used to separate sheets of gold that are being hammered into gold leaf  
1    superficial; shallow  
2    superficially  
skin diving  
      n   the sport or activity of diving and underwater swimming without wearing a diver's costume  
  skin-diver      n  
skin effect  
      n   the tendency of alternating current to concentrate in the surface layer of a conductor, esp. at high frequencies, thus increasing its effective resistance  
skin flick  
Slang   a film containing much nudity and explicit sex for sensational purposes  
skin food  
      n   a cosmetic cream for keeping the skin in good condition  
skin friction  
      n   the friction acting on a solid body when it is moving through a fluid  
skin game  
Slang   a swindling trick  
skin graft  
      n   a piece of skin removed from one part of the body and surgically grafted at the site of a severe burn or similar injury  
skin-pop   Slang  
1    the subcutaneous or intramuscular injection of a narcotic  
      vb   , -pops, -popping, -popped  
2    intr   to take drugs in such a way  
skin test  
      n     (Med)   any test to determine immunity to a disease or hypersensitivity by introducing a small amount of the test substance beneath the skin or rubbing it into a fresh scratch  
   See       scratch test  
skin up  
      vb   adv  
Slang   to roll (a cannabis cigarette)  
Diccionario de inglés definición  



1    fell, hide, integument, pelt, tegument  
2    casing, coating, crust, film, husk, membrane, outside, peel, rind  
3    by the skin of one's teeth      by a hair's-breadth, by a narrow margin, by a whisker     (informal)   narrowly, only just  
4    get under one's skin      aggravate     (informal)   annoy, get in one's hair     (informal)   get on one's nerves     (informal)   grate on, irk, irritate, needle     (informal)   nettle, piss one off     (taboo slang)   rub up the wrong way  
5    abrade, bark, excoriate, flay, graze, peel, scrape  

artificial, external, meaningless, on the surface, shallow, superficial, surface  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Definiciones
caressing someone by touching his/her skin with the eyelashes
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
crust; epicarp; husk; integument; outer layer; peel; skin
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