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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.
(Definition of skim from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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