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See definition of skimmed on Dictionary.com
  • verbremove the top part
  • verbglide over quickly, lightly
  • verblook through cursorily

synonyms for skimmed

  • glance
  • graze
  • shave
  • brush
  • cream
  • dip
  • ladle
  • ream
  • scoop
  • separate
  • top
  • get the cream
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antonyms for skimmed

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  • pour
  • land
  • pour
  • walk
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How to use skimmed in a sentence

As though shot out of some huge cannon the aero-iceboat skimmed the lake.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
A shower had just skimmed by, but now the sun shone brightly, and the air smelt of the pines and the grass.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
If only one has been infused, and the rennet is intended for immediate use, the infusion requires only to be skimmed and strained.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
During the summer it is constantly skimmed, and fresh salt added from time to time.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Where there were humps he cut fairly deep, and where there were depressions he skimmed lightly.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
This greatly facilitated our progress, as their canoe, being made very light, skimmed over the water with incredible swiftness.
A NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK, CAPTIVITY AND SUFFERINGS OF HORACE HOLDEN AND BENJ. H. NUTEHORACE HOLDEN
He skimmed ahead again until he found a heading, "Constructive Suggestions."
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
When the meat and vegetables are thoroughly cooked, and the stew well skimmed, dish it up very quickly.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
All nuts that float lightly on the water are skimmed off and discarded.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT 1943VARIOUS
Of course I have only skimmed through the sailing and saluting regulations.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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