Definition of SKIM

  1. (verb)travel on the surface of water
  2. (verb)move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
  3. (verb)examine hastily
  4. (verb)cause to skip over a surface
  5. (verb)coat (a liquid) with a layer
  6. (verb)remove from the surface
  7. (verb)read superficially
  8. (noun)a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
  9. (noun)reading or glancing through quickly
  10. (adj)used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed