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English definition of “skin”

skin

noun [C, U]     /skɪn/
BODY B1 the outer layer of a person or animal's body : dark / fair skin skin cancer The skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsThe skin, and skin colourCoverings and layers
ANIMAL the outer layer of a dead animal used as leather , fur , etc : a leopard skin rug The skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsCoverings and layers
FRUIT B2 the outer layer of a fruit or vegetable : a banana / potato skinFruits and seeds and their partsCoverings and layers
LIQUID a thin , solid layer that forms on the top of a liquid : A skin had formed on the top of the milk .Coverings and layers
COMPUTERS the particular way that information is arranged and shown on a computer screen Computer concepts
(Definition of skin noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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