Definition - skim

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skim
  1. read superficially
  2. used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed; "yogurt made with skim milk"; "she can drink skimmed milk but should avoid butter"
  3. move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
  4. remove from the surface; "skim cream from the surface of milk"
  5. coat (a liquid) with a layer
  6. cause to skip over a surface; "Skip a stone across the pond"
  7. travel on the surface of water
  8. examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"
  9. reading or glancing through quickly
  10. a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid; "there was a thin skim of oil on the water"

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