Skimmer

A small bream under 1lb 8oz.
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skimmer

  1. a rapid superficial reader
  2. a cooking utensil used to skim fat from the surface of liquids
  3. a stiff straw hat with a flat crown
  4. gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to skim out food

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Skimmer

The skimmers, Rynchopidae, are a small family of tern-like birds in the order Charadriiformes, which also includes the waders, gulls and auks. The family comprises three species found in South Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The three species are the only birds with distinctive uneven bills with the lower mandible longer than the upper. This remar...
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Skimmer

• (n.) One who, or that which, skims; esp., a utensil with which liquids are skimmed. • (n.) Any one of several large bivalve shells, sometimes used for skimming milk, as the sea clams, and large scallops. • (n.) Any species of longwinged marine birds of the genus Rhynchops, allied to the terns, but having the lower mandible compress...
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Skimmer

(see Boater)
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skimmer

1. One who, or that which, skims; especially, a utensil with which liquids are skimmed. ... 2. <ornithology> Any species of longwinged marine birds of the genus Rhynchops, allied to the terns, but having the lower mandible compressed and much longer than the upper one. These birds fly rapidly along the surface of the water, with the lower man...
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skimmer

noun gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to skim out food
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Skimmer

[machine] An oil skimmer is a machine that separates a liquid from particles floating on it or from another liquid. A common application is removing oil floating on water. These technologies are commonly used for oil spill remediation but are also commonly found in industrial applications such as removing oil from machine tool coolant and r...
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Skimmer

[utensil] A skimmer is a flat, sieve-like scoop or spoon used for skimming cooking liquids or lifting ripened cream from milk, such as a spider used in Chinese cuisine. == See also == ...
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Skimmer

Skim'mer noun 1. One who, or that which, skims; esp., a utensil with which liquids are skimmed. 2. (Zoology) Any species of longwinged marine birds of the genus Rhynchops , allied to the terns, but having the lower mandible compressed and much longer than the upper one. Th...
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skimmer

any of three species of water birds that constitute the family Rynchopidae in the order Charadriiformes. The skimmer is distinguished by a unique ... [2 related articles]
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skimmer

skimmer, common name for certain sea birds resembling the related tern. Skimmers (genus Rhynchops) have long, laterally compressed bills of which the lower mandible is one fourth longer than the movable upper mandible. This bill is adapted to their technique of skimming the water's surface to catch ...
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Skimmer

term refering to a small bream, generally under 1lb 8oz
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skimmer

[n] - a rapid superficial reader 2. [n] - a cooking utensil used to skim fat from the surface of liquids 3. [n] - gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to skim out food
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