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skim
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 9
1. Skimmed.
2. Contraction of Skimming and Skimmed.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To hasten along with superficial attention.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To clear ( a liquid) from scum or substance floating or lying thereon, by means of a utensil that passes just beneath the surface; as, to skim milk; to skim broth.
2. To take off by skimming; as, to skim cream.
4. Fig.: To read or examine superficially and rapidly, in order to cull the principal facts or thoughts; as, to skim a book or a newspaper.
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