Hindi translation of skim
skimPowered by COBUILD /skɪm स्किम्/
Word forms: skims, skimming, skimmed
Definitions and Translations
1. transitive verb
If you skim something from the surface of a liquid, you remove it.निकालनामलाई उतारना ⇒ Skim the fat off the gravy.
2. transitive or intransitive verb
If something skims a surface or skims over it, it moves quickly along just above it.छूते हुए निकल जानाके ऊपर से निकल जाना ⇒ We watched the flying fishes skimming across the water.
3. transitive or intransitive verb
If you skim a piece of writing or skim through it, you read through it quickly.सरसरी नज़र से पढ़ना ⇒ He skimmed the pages, then read them again more carefully.
COLLOCATIONS⇒ skim through something
SIMILAR WORDSscan, browse
OPPOSITESpore over, examine → scan
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Example Sentences Including 'skim'
He picked up a flat stone and tried to skim it across the grey water.Desperadoes
He had wanted to toss the report into the trash, but he had forced himself to at least skim the entire contents.Roses are for the Rich
The skim boat was not really meant for long-distance runs.The Complete Stories Volume 2
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Translation of skim from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary