Translation of "skim" - English-Spanish dictionary

skim

verb uk /skɪm/ us -mm-

to move quickly just above a surface without touching it

pasar casi rozando (sobre)
The birds skimmed (across/along/over) the tops of the waves.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “skim” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

skim

verb /skim/ (past tense, past participle skimmed)

to remove (floating matter, eg cream) from the surface of (a liquid)

desnatar, descremar, espumar
Skim the fat off the gravy.

to move lightly and quickly over (a surface)

deslizar
The skier skimmed across the snow.

to read (something) quickly, missing out parts

hojear, leer por encima
She skimmed (through) the book.
skimmed milk noun ( skim milk)

milk from which the cream has been skimmed

leche desnatada/descremada
a bottle of skimmed/skim milk.

(Translation of “skim” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)