HyperDic: peel_off

English > 5 senses of the expression peel off:
VERBcontactpeel offpeel off the outer layer of something
bodypeel offtake off, as with some difficulty
motionpeel offleave a formation
contactpeel off, peel, flake off, flakecome off in flakes or thin small pieces
bodypeel off, desquamatepeel off in scales
English > peel off: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningpeel off the outer layer of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
NarrowerexfoliateRemove the surface, in scales or laminae
Broaderskin, peel, parestrip the skin off
English > peel off: 5 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningTake off, as with some difficulty.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadertake offRemove clothes
English > peel off: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningLeave a formation.
PatternSomething ----s
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Broaderswerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cutTurn sharply
English > peel off: 5 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcome off in flakes or thin small pieces.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymspeel, flake off, flake
Broaderchip, chip off, come off, break away, break offbreak off (a piece from a whole)
Spanishdesconcharse
English > peel off: 5 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningpeel off in scales.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymdesquamate
Broadershed, molt, exuviate, moult, sloughcast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
Spanishdescamarse, descamar, pelarse
Catalandescamar-se

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