HyperDic: skimming

English > 4 senses of the word skimming:
NOUNactskimmingthe act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid / liquid
communicationskimming, skimreading or glancing through quickly
actskimmingfailure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it
actskimming, grazing, shavingthe act of brushing / brushing against while passing
skimming > pronunciation
Soundsskih'mihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > skimming: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid / liquid.
Broaderremoval, remotionThe act of removing
Verbsskimremove from the surface
English > skimming: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningreading or glancing through quickly.
Synonymskim
BroaderreadingThe cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
Verbsskimread superficially
skimexamine hastily
English > skimming: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningfailure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it.
Broaderlarceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealingThe act of taking something from someone unlawfully
Spanishfraude
Catalanfrau
English > skimming: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of brushing / brushing against while passing.
Synonymsgrazing, shaving
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Catalanfregar

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