phonetic symbol: / skɪ́m / 

skim - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ reading or glancing through quickly

[ noun ]
■ a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
・there was a thin skim of oil on the water

[ verb ]
■ read superficially
skim over

[ verb ]
■ move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
skim over

[ verb ]
■ remove from the surface
・skim cream from the surface of milk
cream , cream off , skim off

[ verb ]
■ coat (a liquid) with a layer

[ verb ]
■ cause to skip over a surface
skip , skitter

[ verb ]
■ travel on the surface of water

[ verb ]
■ examine hastily
glance over , rake , run down , scan

[ adjective satellite ]
■ 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

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