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Definitions of skim:
  • noun:   reading or glancing through quickly
  • noun:   a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    Example: "There was a thin skim of oil on the water"
  • verb:   read superficially
  • verb:   remove from the surface
    Example: "Skim cream from the surface of milk"
  • verb:   coat (a liquid) with a layer
  • verb:   cause to skip over a surface
  • verb:   examine hastily
  • verb:   move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
  • verb:   travel on the surface of water
  • adjective:   used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed
    Example: "Yogurt made with skim milk"

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