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Turkish translation of “skim”

skim

verb
 
 
/skɪm/ (present participle skimming, past tense and past participle skimmed)
MOVE OVER [I, T] to move quickly, and almost or just touch the surface of something
yalayarak geçek, sıyırıp geçmek
Birds skimmed the surface of the pond.Movement through the airAviationTravelling by aircraft
REMOVE [T] ( also skim off) to remove something from the surface of a liquid
sıyırıp almak
Skim off any excess fat before serving.Preparing foodPreparing food using heat
READ QUICKLY [T] ( also skim through) to read or look at something quickly without looking at the details
hızlıca okumak/gözden geçirmek
She began skimming through the reports on her desk.Reading
(Definition of skim from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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