Definition - skim

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

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