skim / skɪm /


skim3 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

skimmed, skim·ming.

  1. to take up or remove from the surface of a liquid, as with a spoon or ladle: to skim the cream from milk.
  2. to clear thus: to skim milk.
  3. to move or glide lightly over or along: The sailboat skimmed the lake.
v. 无主动词 verb

skimmed, skim·ming.

  1. to pass or glide lightly over or near a surface.
  2. to read, study, consider, etc., something in a superficial or cursory way.
  3. to become covered with a thin film or layer.
  4. Slang. to conceal gambling or other profits so as to avoid paying taxes, etc.; practice skimming.
n. 名词 noun
  1. an act or instance of skimming.
  2. something that is skimmed off.
  3. a thin layer or film formed on the surface of something, especially a liquid, as the coagulated protein material formed on boiled milk.

skim 近义词

v. 动词 verb

remove the top part

skim 的近义词 12
skim 的反义词 1
v. 动词 verb

glide over quickly, lightly

v. 动词 verb

look through cursorily


  1. Fat-free or skim milkEveryone knows milk is an excellent source of calcium that will keep your bones in tip-top shape.
  2. And good for Bruno, bless his heart, who is truly the skim milk of pop music.
  3. And the iTunes story makes music—arguably the most mysterious, magical art form—as accessible and ubiquitous as skim milk.
  4. Skim off most of the fat with a spoon: just dip in, get a spoonful of fat, and remove.
  5. Drinks at the dinner table are restricted to “water and skim milk.”
  6. All summer we have had three calves that came to the orchard fence twice a day to get their ration of skim milk and feeding flour.
  7. When the birds are done, skim off all grease, add the juice of a lemon, and serve hot.
  8. You don't suppose, do you, I've had time since Tuesday to read all this through and skim off the cream?'
  9. In our own little book we have been compelled to skim lightly, and, in many places, to pass over subjects of great interest.
  10. Now, I have made a calculation, and I am satisfied that Mrs. Skim can not possibly make much profit out of me.