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skim

(skĭm)v.tr.1.
b. To remove (floating matter) from a liquid.
2.
a. To embezzle (money) by taking a small portion on each transaction: corrupt governments skimming money from foreign aid.
b. To fail to declare part of (certain income, such as winnings) to avoid tax payment.
c. To copy information from (a credit card) as part of a skimming fraud.
Past
3. To coat or cover with a thin layer: 'the still, shallow water solidly frozen and skimmed with white'(Barbara Hurd).
4.
a. To throw so as to bounce or slide: skimming stones on the pond.
b. To glide or pass quickly and lightly over or along (a surface). See Synonyms at brush1.
5.
a. To read or glance through (a book, for example) quickly or superficially.
b. To glance over quickly; scan: skimmed the crowd for a familiar face.
c. To touch lightly or superficially on: a survey course that barely skimmed the surface of Latin American history.
v.intr.
1. To move or pass swiftly and lightly over or near a surface; glide.
2. To fail to declare certain income to avoid tax payment.
3. To give a quick and superficial reading, scrutiny, or consideration; glance: skimmed through the newspaper.
n.
2. Something that has been skimmed.
3. A thin layer or film: a skim of ice on the pond.
4. The money stolen by skimming from an account or business operation.
[Middle English skimmen, perhaps from Old French escumer, to remove scum, from escume, scum, of Germanic origin; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]
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skim

(skɪm) vb, skims, skimmingorskimmed
1. (tr) to remove floating material from the surface of (a liquid), as with a spoon: to skim milk.
3. (tr) to throw (something) in a path over a surface, so as to bounce or ricochet: to skim stones over water.
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (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
7. (Cookery) material skimmed off a liquid, esp off milk
9. any thin layer covering a surface
[C15 skimmen, probably from scumen to skim; see scum]
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skim

(skɪm)
v. skimmed, skim•ming,
n. v.t.
1. to take up or remove (floating matter) from the surface of a liquid, as with a spoon or ladle.
3. to move or glide lightly over or along (a surface, as of water).
4. to throw in a smooth, gliding path over or near a surface, or so as to bounce or ricochet along a surface: skimmed a stone across the lake.
5. to read, study, consider, treat, etc., in a superficial or cursory manner.
6. to cover with a thin film or layer: Ice skimmed the lake at night.
7. to take the best or most available parts or items from: bargain hunters skimming the flea markets at sunrise.
8. to take (the best parts or items) from something.
9. to conceal a portion of (winnings, earnings, etc.) in order to avoid paying taxes, fees, or the like on the full amount (sometimes fol. by off).
v.i.
10. to pass or glide lightly over or near a surface.
11. to read, study, consider, etc., something in a superficial or cursory way.
12. to become covered with a thin film or layer.
13. to conceal some part of income or profits; practice skimming.
n.
15. something that is skimmed off.
16. a thin layer or film formed on the surface of something, esp. a liquid.
18. skim milk.
Skim Past Tense
[1375–1425; Middle English skymen, skemen < Old French escumer, derivative of escume impurities, scum < Vulgar Latin *scūma « West Germanic; see scum]
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skim


Past participle: skimmed
Gerund: skimming
Imperative
skim
skim
Present
I skim
you skim
he/she/it skims
we skim
you skim
they skim
Preterite
I skimmed
you skimmed
he/she/it skimmed
we skimmed
you skimmed
they skimmed
Present Continuous
I am skimming
you are skimming
he/she/it is skimming
we are skimming
you are skimming
they are skimming
Present Perfect
I have skimmed
you have skimmed
he/she/it has skimmed
we have skimmed
you have skimmed
they have skimmed
Past Continuous
I was skimming
you were skimming
he/she/it was skimming
we were skimming
you were skimming
they were skimming
Past Perfect
I had skimmed
you had skimmed
he/she/it had skimmed
we had skimmed
you had skimmed
they had skimmed
Future
I will skim
you will skim
he/she/it will skim
we will skim
you will skim
they will skim
Future Perfect
I will have skimmed
you will have skimmed
he/she/it will have skimmed
we will have skimmed
you will have skimmed
they will have skimmed
Future Continuous
I will be skimming
you will be skimming
he/she/it will be skimming
we will be skimming
you will be skimming
they will be skimming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been skimming
you have been skimming
he/she/it has been skimming
we have been skimming
you have been skimming
they have been skimming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been skimming
you will have been skimming
he/she/it will have been skimming
we will have been skimming
you will have been skimming
they will have been skimming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been skimming
you had been skimming
he/she/it had been skimming
we had been skimming
you had been skimming
they had been skimming
Conditional
I would skim
you would skim
he/she/it would skim
we would skim
you would skim
they would skim
Past Conditional
I would have skimmed
you would have skimmed
he/she/it would have skimmed
we would have skimmed
you would have skimmed
they would have skimmed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011

skim

To remove fat or scum from the surface of a liquid.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
Noun1.skim - a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid; 'there was a thin skim of oil on the water'
covering, natural covering, cover - a natural object that covers or envelops; 'under a covering of dust'; 'the fox was flushed from its cover'
2.skim - reading or glancing through quickly
reading - the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message; 'his main reading was detective stories'; 'suggestions for further reading'
Verb1.skim - travel on the surface of water
glide - move smoothly and effortlessly
aquaplane - rise up onto a thin film of water between the tires and road so that there is no more contact with the road; 'the car aquaplaned'
2.skim - move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
touch - make physical contact with, come in contact with; 'Touch the stone for good luck'; 'She never touched her husband'
3.skim - examine hastily; 'She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi'
examine, see - observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; 'The customs agent examined the baggage'; 'I must see your passport before you can enter the country'
4.skim - cause to skip over a surface; 'Skip a stone across the pond'
throw - propel through the air; 'throw a frisbee'
5.skim - coat (a liquid) with a layer
coat, surface - put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; 'coat the cake with chocolate'
6.skim - remove from the surface; 'skim cream from the surface of milk'
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; 'remove a threat'; 'remove a wrapper'; 'Remove the dirty dishes from the table'; 'take the gun from your pocket'; 'This machine withdraws heat from the environment'
7.skim - read superficially
read - interpret something that is written or printed; 'read the advertisement'; 'Have you read Salman Rushdie?'
Adj.1.skim - used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed; 'yogurt made with skim milk'; 'she can drink skimmed milk but should avoid butter'
fat-free, fatless, nonfat - without fat or fat solids; 'nonfat or fat-free milk'
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skim

verb
1.remove, separate, cream, take off, spoon off, ladle offSkim off the fat.
2.glide, fly, coast, plane, sail, float, brush, dart, scudseagulls skimming over the waves
3.(usually with over or through)scan, glance, run your eye over, thumb or leaf throughI only had time to skim over the script before I came here.
skim something offembezzle, steal, misappropriate, trouser(slang), defraud, knock off(slang), spirit awayIf I read this right, he skimmed off about thirty million.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

skim

verb
1. To strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected:
2. To make light and momentary contact with, as in passing:
3. To pass quickly and lightly through the air:
4. To look through reading matter casually:
browse, dip into, flip through, glance at (or over) (or through), leaf (through), riffle (through), run through, scan, thumb (through).
noun
Light and momentary contact with another person or thing:
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يَتَصَفَّح، يَقْرأ بِسُرْعَهيَقْشُديَمُر مُرورا سَطْحِيّا
Skim Past Tense
skimmeskumme
kimmotakuoria
felületesen átfutsúrol
nugriebtas pienasnugriebtiperbėgti akimisperversti
afgeroomdafketsenafromenafschrapendiagonaal
çabucak gözden geçirmeksekmeksıyırıp almaküzerinden kaymak

skim

[skɪm]A.VT
1. [+ milk] → desnatar, descremar; [+ soup, liquid] → espumar
to skim the cream off the milkquitar la nataa laleche, desnatar la leche
skimmed milklechefdescremadaordesnatada
2. (= graze) [+ surface] → rozar
to skim the ground [plane, bird etc] → volar a ras de la tierra
3. [+ stone] → hacercabrillas con, hacer el saltode larana con
B.VIto skim across/along the ground
to skim through a book (fig) → echar una ojeadaorhojear a un libro
skim offVT + ADV [+ cream, grease] → desnatar
they skimmed off the brightest pupilssepararon a la flor y natade losalumnos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

skim

[ˈskɪm]vt
(= glide over) → raser, effleurer
(= read quickly) [+ notes, letter, article] → parcourirvt fus (= glide over) → glisser sur
skim through
vt fus (= read quickly) → parcourirskimmed milk nlaitmécrémé
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Slim Past Tense

skim

vt
(= remove floating matter)abschöpfen; milkentrahmen; (fig) profitsabsahnen(inf)
(= pass low over)streifenorstreichen über(+acc); (fig: = touch on) → berühren; he skimmed stones across the waterer ließSteineübersWasserhüpfenorspringen; he skimmed his hat across the roomer schleuderte seinen HutquerdurchsZimmer; the book merely skims the surface of the problemdas Buchberührt das Problem nur an der Oberfläche
vi (→ über +acc) (= move quickly)fliegen; (aircraft also) → ; (stones)springen, hüpfen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

skim

Skim Past Tense

[skɪm]1.vt
a. (soup) → schiumare; (milk) → scremare
to skim the fat off the soup → schiumare il brodo
to skim the cream off the milk → scremare il latte
b. (stone) → far rimbalzare; (subj, bird, plane) to skim the water/groundsfiorareorrasentare l'acqua/il suolo
2.vito skim across or alongsfiorare
the stone skimmed across the ice → il sassorimbalzò sul ghiaccio
to skim through a book (fig) → scorrereordare una scorsa a un libro

Past Tense Of Seem Verb

Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

skim

(skim) past tense, past participle skimmed verb
1. to remove (floating matter, eg cream) from the surface of (a liquid). Skim the fat off the gravy. afskep يَقْشُد обирам каймак escumar sbírat abschöpfen skumme ξαφρίζωdesnatar, descremar, espumar (piima) koorima سرشير گرفتن kuoria écrémer; dégraisser לִגרוֹף मलाई हटाना obrati (mlijeko, pjenu) lefölöz mengambil kepala susu fleyta ofan af scremare すくい取る (액체 표면의 더껑이를) 걷어내다 nugriebti noņemt (no virsas); nosmelt; nokrejot melayap afscheppenskumme zbierać, szumować ځګ ټولول، پيروي ټولول، شاربل: سرسري تېريدل، سرسري لوستل، تيريدل (لكه په كتاب escumar a lua spuma; a lua smân­tâna снимать zbierať (z povrchu) posneti skinuti skumma ช้อนเอาไขมันที่ลอยเป็นฝ้าออกจากของเหลว sıyırıp almak 撈掉漂浮物 збирати بلونا، کریم نکالنا، جھاگ، چکنائی وغیرہ نکالنا hớt bọt, hớt váng 撇去漂浮物
2. to move lightly and quickly over (a surface). The skier skimmed across the snow. gly يَمُر مُرورا سَطْحِيّا плъзгам се deslizar klouzat gleiten stryge hen over περνώ ξυστά deslizar libisema نگاه اجمالي انداختن kiitää glisser sur qqch. לְרָחֵף तेजी से गुजरना preletjeti preko čega, lagano dotaći súrol (felületet) meluncur renna yfir sfiorare, すべる (~표면 위를) 스쳐 지나가다 slysti, šliuožti slīdēt pāri; viegli skart meluncur scherendanse over, stryke forbipruć, sunąć سرسري تېريدل deslizar a alune­ca peste ceva плавно скользить kĺzať drseti po grabiti stryka (glida) fram över มองอย่างผิวเผิน üzerinden kaymak 飛快地掠過(或滑過) мчати, ледве торкаючись поверхні; легко ковзати کسی سطح پر تیزی سے پھسلنا lướt qua , bay là đà 掠过
3. to read (something) quickly, missing out parts. She skimmed (through) the book. loerlees يَتَصَفَّح، يَقْرأ بِسُرْعَه преглеждам бегло passar os olhos listovat überfliegen skimme διαβάζω στα πεταχτά hojear, leer por encima läbi lehitsema, sirvima سطحي خواندن selata feuilleter לְרַפרֵף तेजी से पढ़ना letimice pročitati, preletjeti očima preko čega felületesen átfut membaca sepintas hlaupa (lauslega) yfir scorrere ざっと読む (~을) 대충 훑어보다 perbėgti akimis, perversti izšķirstīt (grāmatu); pārslīdēt acīm (pār tekstu) membaca sepintas lalu doorbladerenskumlese czytać pobieżnie/wybiórczo سرسري لوستل ler em diagonal a răsfoi бегло просматривать zbežne si prečítať preleteti letimice proći skumma, ögna igenom อ่านอย่างลวก ๆ çabucak gözden geçirmek 瀏覽,略讀 побіжно переглядати (книжку); перегортати سرسری مطالعہ کرنا đọc lướt, đọc qua loa 浏览,略读
skim milk, skimmed milk
milk from which the cream has been skimmed. afgeroomde melk حَليب او لَبَن مَقْشود обезмаслено мляко leite desnatado odstředěné mléko die Magermilch skummetmælk αποβουτυρωμένο γάλα leche desnatada/descremada lõss, kooritud piim شير بدون سرشير rasvaton maito lait écrémé חָלָב רָזֶה मखनिया दूध, मलाई उतारा हुआ दूध obrano mlijeko lefölözött tej susu tanpa krim undanrenna latte scremato 脱脂乳 탈지유 nugriebtas pienas vājpiens susu tanpa lemak taptemelk skummet melk odtłuszczone mleko د پيرو څخه پرته شيدى leite desnatado lapte smântânit снятое молоко odstredené mlieko posneto mleko obrano mleko skummjölk นมไขมันต่ำ kaymağı alınmış süt 脫脂牛奶 збиране молоко بغیر چکنائی والا دودھ sữa không kem 脱脂奶
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