Definitions for skimmingˈskɪm ɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word skimming
the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid
reading or glancing through quickly
failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it
grazing, shaving, skimming(noun)
the act of brushing against while passing
Something skimmed from a surface etc.
A motion or action that skims.
the act of one who skims
that which is skimmed from the surface of a liquid; -- chiefly used in the plural; as, the skimmings of broth
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We have too many middlemen skimming off, getting rid of those middlemen is the shortest cut to cost savings.
He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
We don't make that many fantastic discoveries in a lifetime of archeology but this is certainly one them, this is the first time we've found empirical evidence of how they moved the stones. There have been all sorts of ideas from rolling them in a strange cart-like construction to skimming them across the ice.
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