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Definitions and Synonyms of skimming | Another word for skimming | What is skimming?

Definition 1: the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid - [noun denoting act]

(skimming is a kind of ...) the act of removing

"he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"

Definition 2: failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it - [noun denoting act]

(skimming is a kind of ...) the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

"the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

Definition 3: the act of brushing against while passing - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for skimming in the sense of this definition

(skimming is a kind of ...) the act of putting two things together with no space between them

"at his touch the room filled with lights"

Definition 4: reading or glancing through quickly - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for skimming in the sense of this definition

(skimming is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message

"his main reading was detective stories" "suggestions for further reading"

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