Definitions of skim
v. t. - 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
v. t. - To take off by skimming; as, to skim cream. 2
v. t. - To pass near the surface of; to brush the surface of; to glide swiftly along the surface of. 2
v. t. - 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. 2
v. i. - To pass lightly; to glide along in an even, smooth course; to glide along near the surface. 2
v. i. - To hasten along with superficial attention. 2
v. i. - To put on the finishing coat of plaster. 2
a. - Contraction of Skimming and Skimmed. 2
The word "skim" uses 4 letters: I K M S.
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