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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to hunt for food; A stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown; A cooking utensil used to scrape fat from the surface of liquids;

Usage examples (37)
  • This was an exceptionally well-disguised skimmer, which is what makes it scary.
  • It's believed a device called a skimmer was placed over the card reader at an automated gas pump.
  • Video surveillance at the ATMs showed two white men installing what is known as a skimmer onto the machine.
  • A skimmer is a small electronic component that can be placed over the slot where customers insert their ATM card. for more
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