SKIM

To remove impurities, whether scum or fat, from the surface of a liquid during cooking, thereby resulting in a clear, cleaner-tasting final produce.

Skim

read to get an initial overview of the subject matter and main ideas of a passage.
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skim

[adj] - used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed 2. [n] - reading or glancing through quickly 3. [v] - cause to skip over a surface 4. [v] - coat with a layer 5. [v] - remove from the surface 6. [v] - read superficially
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Skim

• (a.) Contraction of Skimming and Skimmed. • (v. i.) To put on the finishing coat of plaster. • (v. i.) To pass lightly; to glide along in an even, smooth course; to glide along near the surface. • (v. t.) To pass near the surface of; to brush the surface of; to glide swiftly along the surface of. • (v. t.) Fig.: To read o...
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skim

cream off verb remove from the surface; `skim cream from the surface of milk`
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skim

skimmed adjective 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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Skim

[software] Skim is an open-source PDF reader. It is notably the first free software PDF reader for Mac OS X. It is written in Objective-C, and uses Cocoa APIs. It is released under a BSD license. It is also cited as being able to help annotate and read scientific papers. ==History== Its primary release was in April 2007 at version 0.2. With...
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Skim

Skim (skĭm) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Skimmed (skĭmd); present participle & verbal noun Skimming .] [ Confer Swedish skymma to darken. √158. See Scum .] 1. To clear (a liquid)...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/114

Skim

Skim adjective Contraction of Skimming and Skimmed . Skim coat , the final or finishing coat of plaster. -- Skim colter , a colter for paring off the surface of land. -- Skim milk , skimmed milk; milk from which the cream has been taken.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/114

Skim

Skim intransitive verb 1. To pass lightly; to glide along in an even, smooth course; to glide along near the surface. « Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main.» Pope. 2. To hasten along with superf...
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Skim

Skim noun Scum; refuse. Bryskett.
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Skim

Finishing coat of plaster
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Skim

Removing the top layer of fat and impurities that rise to the top of stocks, soups, sauces, or other liquids.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21216

SKIM

Sentry Key Imobilizer Module
Found on http://www3.sympatico.ca/dhaughey/j1930.htm

Skim

Skim is American slang for conceal or divert part of one's income to avoid paying tax.
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skim

Tax-free gambling profits, as in the money taken that is not reported to the IRS.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20093

Skim

The finishing coat of plaster.
Found on http://www.interbuilders.co.uk/glossary/s/skim.html

Skim

To ladle or spoon off excess fat or scum from the surface of a liquid.
Found on http://www.wrenscottage.com/kitchen/glossary.php

Skim

To remove a substance from the surface of a liquid.
Found on http://www.oetker.co.uk/oetker_uk/frequently_asked_questions/baking_glossar

Skim

To remove fat or scum from the surface of a boiling liquid.
Found on http://www.foodinaminute.co.nz/Cooking-Basics/A-Z-Cooking-Glossary

SKIM

To remove impurities, whether scum or fat, from the surface of a liquid during cooking, thereby resulting in a clear, cleaner-tasting final produce.
Found on http://www.d.umn.edu/~alphanu/cookery/glossary_cooking.html

Skim

To remove the scum that rises to the surface from a liquid when it is boiled. The top layer of the liquid, such as the cream from milk or the foam and fat from stock, soups or sauces, can be removed using a spoon, ladle or skimmer. Soups, stews or sauces can be chilled so that the fat coagulates on the surface and may be easily removed before rehea...
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Skim

Tread quickly for main idea or general information; a reading stratagem.
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