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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed.

Usage examples (27)
  • As the fin skimmed past Bowman, we saw this shark was longer than the kayak.
  • These funds where skimmed from the every years budget for all years Griffin was Administrator.
  • My feeling is he wanted to pay for the state's budget so something can be skimmed from the top.
  • Sir Nutcombe's reply was, Yes, a good deal of the cream has already been skimmed from the milk jug. for more
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