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skim Idioms & Phrases


semi-skimmed milk

  • noun milk from which some of the cream has been removed
WordNet

Skim coat

  • the final or finishing coat of plaster.
Webster 1913

Skim colter

  • a colter for paring off the surface of land.
Webster 1913

Skim milk

  • noun milk from which the cream has been skimmed
    skim milk.
WordNet
  • skimmed milk; milk from which the cream has been taken.
Webster 1913

skim off

  • verb remove from the surface
    cream off; skim; cream.
    • skim cream from the surface of milk
  • verb pick the best
    cream off.
WordNet

skim over

  • verb read superficially
    skim.
  • verb move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
    skim.
WordNet

skimmed milk

  • noun milk from which the cream has been skimmed
    skim milk.
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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