HyperDic: skin

English > 12 senses of the word skin:
NOUNbodyskin, tegument, cutisa natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
artifactskinan outer surface (usually thin)
animalskin, hide, peltbody covering of a living animal
stateskina person's skin regarded as their life
person skin, skinheada young person who belongs to a British or American group that shave their heads and gather at rock concerts or engage in white supremacist demonstrations
person skin, baldhead, baldpate, baldy, skinheada person whose head is bald
foodskin, peelthe rind of a fruit or vegetable
artifactskina bag serving as a container for liquids / liquids
VERBmotionskin, clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, sputterclimb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
contactskin, scrapebruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
contactskin, barkremove the bark of a tree
contactskin, peel, parestrip the skin off
skin > pronunciation
Soundsskih'n
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > skin: 12 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch.
Example"your skin is the largest organ of your body"
Synonymstegument, cutis
Part ofintegumentary systemThe skin and its appendages
PartsPacinian corpuscleA specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin
blackhead, comedoA black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin
dermis, corium, dermaThe deep vascular inner layer of the skin
epidermis, cuticleThe outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
freckle, lentigoA small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
free nerve endingMicroscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor
liver spotA type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin
macule, maculaA patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated
poreAny small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
pressure pointAn area on the skin that is highly sensitive to pressure
scabThe crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion
skin cellAny of the cells making up the skin
sweat gland, sudoriferous glandAny of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration
whitehead, miliumA small whitish / whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, lineA slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
Narrowerbuffbare skin
cuticleThe dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail
dewlapA hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
hangnail, agnailA loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail
investmentOuter layer or covering of an organ or part or organism
prepuce, foreskinA fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
prepuce, foreskinA fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
scalpThe skin that covers the top of the head
skin graftA piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burn
thick skinskin that is very thick (as an elephant or rhinoceros)
Broaderbody coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
connective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
Substancesmelanininsoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
Spanishcutis, piel, tegumento
Catalancutis, pell, tegument
Adjectivesendermic, endermaticacting by absorption through the skin
hypodermic, subcutaneousrelating to or located below the epidermis
intradermal, intradermic, intracutaneousrelating to areas between the layers of the skin
mucocutaneousof or relating to the mucous membranes and skin
percutaneous, transcutaneousthrough the unbroken skin
skinnyof or relating to or resembling skin
Verbsskinbruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
English > skin: 12 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn outer surface (usually thin).
Example"the skin of an airplane"
Part ofaircraftA vehicle that can fly
BroadersurfaceThe outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
English > skin: 12 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaningbody covering of a living animal.
Synonymshide, pelt
Broaderbody coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
Spanishpellejo, piel
Catalancuir, pell
Verbsskinbruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
English > skin: 12 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA person's skin regarded as their life.
Example"he tried to save his skin"
Broaderanimation, life, living, alivenessThe condition of living or the state of being alive
English > skin: 12 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA young person who belongs to a British or American group that shave their heads and gather at rock concerts or engage in white supremacist demonstrations.
Synonymskinhead
Member ofskinheads, bootboysA youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class reaction to the hippies
Broaderbully, tough, hooligan, ruffian, roughneck, rowdy, yob, yobo, yobboA cruel and brutal fellow
Spanishcabeza rapada, skinhead, skin
Catalancap rapat, skinhead, skin
English > skin: 12 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA person whose head is bald.
Synonymsbaldhead, baldpate, baldy, skinhead
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcalvo
Catalancalb
English > skin: 12 senses > noun 7, food
MeaningThe rind of a fruit or vegetable.
Synonympeel
Part ofedible fruitedible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Narrowerbanana peel, banana skinThe skin of a banana (especially when it is stripped off and discarded)
jacketThe outer skin of a potato
lemon peel, lemon rindThe rind of a lemon
orange peel, orange rindThe rind of an orange
BroaderrindThe natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)
Spanishcorteza, piel
Catalanpell, pellofa
Verbsskinstrip the skin off
English > skin: 12 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA bag serving as a container for liquids / liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal.
Narrowerwaterskin, water skinA container of skin for holding water
wineskinAn animal skin (usually a goatskin) that forms a bag and is used to hold and dispense wine
BroaderbagA flexible container with a single opening
Spanishcuero, odre, pellejo, zaque
Catalanbot, odre
English > skin: 12 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningclimb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsclamber, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, sputter
BroaderclimbMove with difficulty, by grasping
Spanisharrastrarse, chisporrotear, despellejar, encaramarse, luchar, trepar a gatas, trepar
Catalanpujar
English > skin: 12 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningbruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelDid he skin his foot?
Example"The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
Synonymscrape
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanisharañarse, desollar, despellejar
Catalanescorxar
Nounsskinbody covering of a living animal
skina natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
English > skin: 12 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningRemove the bark of a tree.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey skin the trees
Synonymbark
BroaderstripRemove the surface from
Spanishdescortezar, pelar
Catalandecorticar, escorçar, escorxar, pelar
English > skin: 12 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningstrip the skin off.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe chefs skin the vegetables
Synonymspeel, pare
Narrowerflaystrip the skin off
peel offpeel off the outer layer of something
BroaderstripRemove the surface from
Spanishmondar, pelar
Catalanpelar
Nounsskinthe rind of a fruit or vegetable
skinnera person who prepares or deals in animal skins

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