Complete Definition of "skim"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪm|-ɪm

Verb
en-verb|skim|m|ed

  1. To throw an object so it bounces on water (skimming stones)
  2. To ricochet
  3. To read quickly, skipping some detail
  4. transitive to scrape off; to remove (something) from a surface

Translations
trans-top|To throw an object so it bounces on water
Finnish: heittää leipää, heittää leipiä
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French: faire des ricochets
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trans-top|To ricochet
Arabic: ARchar|يَرْتَ
Danish: rikochettere
Dutch: afketsen
Finnish: kimmota
French: ricocher
German: abprallen
Greek: εξοστρακίζομαι (eksostrakizomai)
Hungarian: visszapattan
Italian: rimbalzare
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Japanese: 飛びはねる (ひびはねる, hibihaneru)
Portuguese: ricochetear
Romanian: ricoşa|a ricoşa
Russian: рикошетировать (rikošetirovat')
Spanish: rebotar
Swedish: rikoschettera, studsa
Turkish: sekmek
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trans-top|To read quickly, skipping some detail
Czech: listovat
Danish: skimme
Dutch: doorbladeren
Finnish: lukea pintapuolisesti, lukaista, silmäillä
French: feuilleter
German: überfliegen
Italian: scorrere
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Japanese: ざっと読む (ざっとよむ, zattoyomu)
Mandarin: zh-ts|瀏覽|浏览 (liúlǎn)
Norwegian: skumlese
Portuguese: ler#Portuguese|ler superficialmente, ler#Portuguese|ler diagonal|em diagonal
Romanian: răsfoi|a răsfoi
Spanish: hojear, leer#Spanish|leer encima|por encima
Swedish: skumma, ögna igenom
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trans-top|to scrape off; to remove (something) from a surface
Finnish: kuoria
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ttbc|Persian: FAchar|کف گیری (kaf gīrī)
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Related terms
skim through
skim over
skim milk
skimmed milk
semi-skimmed

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. context|of milk having lowered fat content

Translations
Finnish: kuorittu

Category:Liquids

et:skim
io:skim
ru:skim
te:skim
vi:skim

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