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Synonyms for skim

remove

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scan

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Synonyms for skim

to strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected

to make light and momentary contact with, as in passing

to pass quickly and lightly through the air

to look through reading matter casually

light and momentary contact with another person or thing

Synonyms for skim

a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid

reading or glancing through quickly

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travel on the surface of water

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move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of

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examine hastily

cause to skip over a surface

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coat (a liquid) with a layer

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remove from the surface

read superficially

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used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed

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Skim Technologies Co-Founder, Lloyd Jennings said: "The app has been a great success so far, and we are thrilled that our technology, and the shared vision of Breast Cancer Care's use of it, can open up so much potential within healthcare.
In present study SKIM and COW extenders better conserved NAR expressed in terms of least square means compared to HOM, BUF, CAM and MOD extenders.
In contrast, all skim milks decreased serum urate by about 10% (P less than .0001).
The reader experiences just a slice of Skim's life - there really isn't a beginning or end to the story.
Skim is recommended for high school readers; it is rife with some of life's grit and made poetic with its use of metaphors, symbols and motifs.
President Bush's Executive Order 13224, signed on September 23, allows the government to freeze the assets of presumed money-launderers and businesses believed to skim a percentage off the top of transactions for Al Qaeda.
Skimz-lt is a stationary skim net that collects 90 percent of the surface debris before it sinks, eliminating the hand-skimming chore.
It may also be administered with other liquids such as skim milk, juice, coffee or tea or with a light meal, such as dry toast with jelly, juice and coffee with skim milk and sugar; or corn flakes, skim milk and sugar.
To produce very sharp outside corners, skim cuts are made.
If you want something to pour over your cereal, if you're whipping up a smoothie, or if you're looking for an ice-cold glass of refreshment, low-fat or fat-free (skim) milk should keep your taste buds smiling.
But skim milk still kept on rising toward the top of the fluid milk business.
Copper alloy foundries should: use the melt cover that is appropriate for the specific alloy; control the amount used; monitor and control the impurity content of carbonaceous melt covers; and optimize cover use, skimming practice and melt loss in the skim commensurate with the melt quality necessary to produce specific castings.
* Cool soups and gravies and skim the fat off with a spoon before you reheat them.
Eight men with normal blood cholesterol levels were put on the American Heart Association diet (less than 30% of calories from fat, less than 10% from saturated fat, and less than 300 milligrams of cholesterol a day)--including either whole or skim milk.