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Adjective: skimmed  skimd
  1. Used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed
    "she can drink skimmed milk but should avoid butter";
    - skim
Verb: skim (skimmed,skimming)  skim
  1. Travel on the surface of water
    - plane
  2. Move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
    - skim over
  3. Examine hastily
    "She skimmed the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi";
    - scan, rake, glance over, run down
  4. Cause to move quickly over a surface with small jumps
    "skim a stone across the pond";
    - skip, skitter
  5. Coat (a liquid) with a layer
  6. Remove from the surface
    "skim cream from the surface of milk"; "skim off cream from the surface of milk";
    - skim off, cream off, cream
  7. Read superficially
    - skim over

See also: fat-free, fatless, nonfat

Type of: coat, examine, glide, read, remove, see, surface, take, take away, throw, touch, wing, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Skim