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Significado de “skin” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "skin" - Diccionario Inglés

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skinnoun

uk   /skɪn/  us   /skɪn/
  • skin noun (NATURAL COVERING)

B1 [C or U] the natural outer layer that covers a person, animal, fruit, etc.: dark/fair/pale/tanned skin skin cancer Babies have soft skins. a banana/potato skin
B1 [C or U] the skin of an animal that has been removed from the body, with or without the hair or fur: Native Americans used to trade skins . a rug made from the skin of a lion

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  • skin noun (OUTER COVERING)

[C or U] any outer covering: The bullet pierced the skin of the aircraft.
drenched/soaked/wet to the skin
extremely wet: We had no umbrellas so we got soaked to the skin in the pouring rain.
-skin
suffix uk   / -skɪn/  us   / -skɪn/
He was wearing an old sheepskin coat.
-skinned
suffix uk   / -skɪnd/  us   / -skɪnd/
pale-skinned

skinverb [T]

uk   /skɪn/  us   /skɪn/ (-nn-)
to remove the skin of something: The hunters skinned the deer they had killed. I skinned my knee (= hurt my knee by rubbing skin off it) when I fell down the steps.
(Definition of skin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "skin" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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skinnoun

 us   /skɪn/
  • skin noun (BODY COVER)

[C/U] the natural outer layer that covers a person or animal: [C] leopard skins [U] He had dark, leathery skin.
  • skin noun (FRUIT/VEGETABLE COVER)

[C] the outer covering of some fruits and vegetables: potato skins
  • skin noun (SURFACE)

[C/U] a thin, solid surface: [C] Those airplanes have titanium skins to survive the heat.

skinverb [T]

 us   /skɪn/ (-nn-)
  • skin verb [T] (REMOVE BODY COVER)

to remove skin from an animal, or to rub skin off a part of the body: Bridget fell off her bike and skinned her knee.
(Definition of skin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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