(=glide over) raser, effleurer
→ Fish passed beneath him, skimming the sandy bottom of the sea.
[+notes, letter, article] parcourir
(=glide over) glisser sur
→ the little boat was skimming across the sunlit surface of the bay
(=read quickly) parcourir
→ I thought I would skim through a few of the letters.
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