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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
нестись, едва касаясь поверхности
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
снимать (пену и т. д.)
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
бегло просматривать
She began skimming through the reports on her desk.Reading
(Definition of skim from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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