Definitions for skimmingˈskɪm ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. skimming(noun)

    the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid

  2. skim, skimming(noun)

    reading or glancing through quickly

  3. skimming(noun)

    failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it

  4. grazing, shaving, skimming(noun)

    the act of brushing against while passing

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. skimming(Noun)

    Something skimmed from a surface etc.

  2. skimming(Noun)

    A motion or action that skims.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Skimming

    of Skim

  2. Skimming(noun)

    the act of one who skims

  3. Skimming(noun)

    that which is skimmed from the surface of a liquid; -- chiefly used in the plural; as, the skimmings of broth


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