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skim

  
a       vt  
1      [+milk]   desnatar, descremar  
  [+soup, liquid]  
espumar  
to skim the cream off the milk      quitar la nata a la leche, desnatar la leche  
skimmed milk      leche    f   descremada or desnatada  
2    (=graze)  
  [+surface]  
rozar  
to skim the ground      [plane, bird etc]   volar a ras de la tierra  
3      [+stone]   hacer cabrillas con, hacer el salto de la rana con
4      (fig)  
  [+subject]  
tratar superficialmente
b       vi  
to skim across/along the ground      pasar rozando la tierra  
to skim through a book        (fig)   echar una ojeada or hojear a un libro  


skim off      vt + adv  
  [+cream, grease]  
desnatar  
they skimmed off the brightest pupils      separaron a la flor y nata de los alumnos  
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skim off, skimp, ski, skimpy

to skim the ground exp.
volar a ras de la tierra

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-Spanish
exp.
leche desnatada
exp.
echar una ojeada {or} hojear a un libro
[Fig.]
exp.
pasar rozando la tierra
exp.
quitar la nata a la leche
exp.
desnatar la leche
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"skim": examples and translations in context
Decaf skim latte and a fresh scone. Descafeinado con leche descremada y un panecillo recién hecho.
So Tony was skimming the skim. Así que Tony estaba rozando la descremada.
Right there: skim, whole, boom. Justo aquí: desnatada, entera, boom.
They are the healthiest ones. Example: skim and low-fat milk. Son los más saludables. Por ejemplo: la leche desnatada o semidesnatada al 1%.
I think Trav can skim through here and get a touchdown. Creo Trav puede hojear aquí y conseguir un touchdown.
Now, I just skim through and look at the emails themselves. Ahora, acabo de hojear y ver los mismos emails.
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