skim translation | English-French dictionary

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skim

  
      vt  
     [+milk]   écrémer  
  [+soup]  
écumer
   (=glide over)   raser, effleurer  
→ Fish passed beneath him, skimming the sandy bottom of the sea.        
   (=read quickly)  
  [+notes, letter, article]  
parcourir  


skim across  
      vt fus   (=glide over)   glisser sur  
→ the little boat was skimming across the sunlit surface of the bay        
skim through  
      vt fus   (=read quickly)   parcourir  
→ I thought I would skim through a few of the letters.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
écrémer (vt.) ; raser (vi.)
n.
écume
[Tech.]
n.
lait écrémé
v.
retirer
v.
parcourir
n.
clinquant fusible
[Tech.]
n.
feuilletage
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'skim' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
skim
v.
skim
exp.
to skim
exp.
to skim stones
exp.
to skim through
[Fig.]
v.
skim (vt.) ; foam (vi.)
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