Definitions for skimmingˈskɪm ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

skim•mingˈskɪm ɪŋ(n.)

  1. the practice of concealing income or profits so as to avoid paying taxes, fees, etc.

    Category: Law, Status (usage)

Origin of skimming:

1400–50

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. skimming(Noun)

    Something skimmed from a surface etc.

  2. skimming(Noun)

    A motion or action that skims.

Webster Dictionary

  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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