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See definition of peeling on Dictionary.com
  • as inbark
  • as inexfoliation
  • as inhull
  • as inpeel

synonyms for peeling

  • crust
  • husk
  • skin
  • case
  • casing
  • coat
  • cortex
  • rind
  • shell
See also synonyms for: peelings
  • depilation
  • shedding
  • flaking

antonyms for peeling

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  • core
      • innards
      • insides
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      How to use peeling in a sentence

      OSIRIS-Rex is taking a detour to orbit the near-Earth asteroid Apophis, before at last peeling off for home and bringing back its precious bits of Bennu.
      NASA'S FAR-FLUNG SPACE FLEET IS GETTING A FEW EXTRA YEARS TO EXPLORE THE COSMOSJEFFREY KLUGERAPRIL 29, 2022TIME
      If you apply too much or too frequently, they can cause redness, peeling, or burning of the skin.
      THE LOWEST-EFFORT SKINCARE ROUTINE THAT WILL STILL MAKE YOUR SKIN GLOWSOFIA QUAGLIAFEBRUARY 23, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
      At his restaurants the cooks are challenged to squeeze maximum use out of every single ingredient, from meat and fish trimmings to vegetable peelings and stale bread.
      MASSIMO BOTTURA WANTS YOU TO STOP WASTING YOUR FOODARYN BAKERJANUARY 7, 2022TIME
      The amount of pesticide on non-organic produce varies widely by fruit or vegetable, so the group issues annual “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” lists, based on Agriculture Department testing that assumes washing and peeling.
      CUT WASTE AND BOOST FLAVOR WITH SKIN-TO-SEED RECIPES THAT USE THE WHOLE VEGETABLEJOE YONANAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      So go a bit easier on the force for surfaces that are more vulnerable to chipping and peeling.
      THE BEST PRESSURE WASHER FOR CLEANING AWAY MUD, OIL, PAINT AND MOREJEREMY HELLIGARMARCH 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
      Gwynne went into the kitchen, and Mariana, who was peeling onions for an olla podrida, screamed and embraced him.
      ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
      She had been painted green, but the colour was faded and weathered, and the paint peeling off in strips.
      THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
      There was a general peeling off of overcoats, and a rush forward of answerers to his bold challenge.
      SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
      He was peeling potatoes but when the General entered he dropped his work and stood at attention.
      THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
      Yesterday we saw Johnnie Green ride you up to the kitchen window where Mrs. Green was peeling potatoes.
      THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO PEELING

      • case
      • casing
      • coat
      • cortex
      • crust
      • husk
      • peeling
      • rind
      • shell
      • skin
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