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To touch, nudge or scrape lightly in passing
“Once boiling, skim off the fat and any scum from the surface.”
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Go or move quickly and lightly over or on a surface or through the air
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“We skim past Joe who's given up and is drinking a beer with Trin and Lucy on the seats.”
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To browse or peruse reading material
“She let her eyes skim the page, not really reading it, until she got to verse thirty-nine.”
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To rebound off something wildly and seemingly randomly
“Projectiles that skim off the side of a wall at shallow angles can perhaps bounce and continue traveling along their path.”
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To throw an object, especially to make it bounce off something
“Down at the water's edge, I taught my daughters to skim stones.”
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To pass lightly
“Blackden succeeds in sticking to his promise of covering the more interesting cases in detail rather than skimming over a lot of cases.”
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To take a brief or hurried look
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To move about or around quickly and randomly
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To touch or stroke gently or lovingly
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Move fast in a straight line because or as if driven by the wind
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To dishonestly take something for one's own use
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To apply a surface or layer to something
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To look over or scrutinize, especially a wide area
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To read quickly, skipping some detail
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To cut or remove the upper part of
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To prepare a summary of something
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To remove or take away (something) from (someone)
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To detach or separate two items or objects from each other
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A thin outer layer
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An instance of glance or look through something
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A gentle or loving touch
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A light and fleeting touch
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Liquid produced by mammals
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The best or most desirable among a category, kind or class
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Adverb
In a superficial manner
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