Skimming - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈskɪmɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word skimming
Brit.  |ˈskɪmɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word skimming
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to skim

noun

- the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid
- reading or glancing through quickly (syn: skim)
- failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it
- the act of brushing against while passing (syn: grazing, shaving)

Examples

The speedboat was skimming the waves.

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