verbo (skims, skimming, skimmed)
- My mother would skim the cream off the soured milk and store it until she had a quart jar of soured cream.
- However, for an untold number of years the Indians had skimmed oil from the surface of streams and ponds.
- This can then be skimmed from the surface and removed with a suction tube.
- She skimmed the bubbling surface for the burnt sugar and carried it across the kitchen to the sink, went back and stirred again, more burnt sugar.
- Things were going well - I skimmed the surface until it was clear, added the rice until it was soft and then added the vegetables to give it delicious flavour.
- Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer, skimming often.
- By reducing the quality of your ingredients, you can skim some money off the top with a minimal sacrifice in quality.
- And, now they've been made into kind of these big monopolies that are skimming enormous amounts of money.
- Less money would be skimmed off the price of food by corporate middlemen, and far more would remain in the hands of farmers.
- ‘She's cold as ice,’ Blake agreed lazily, the fleshy pad of his thumb skimming lightly over her lower lip.
- She gazed back at Sharpie's fingers as they skimmed lightly over the plastic keys.
- And the dog skims low over the surface grabbing the ball before it bounces twice, before it travels beyond the second wave.
- Over the fast blue waters of the Harrison we blasted up the river, skimming the surface at high speed, skipping lightly over submerged sand bars.
- Sharlotte had her hand trailing in the water, her fingers skimming the bubbling surface.
- Here, we skim the nightscape surface, never getting too close to its image, but never losing sight of it.
- She let her eyes skim the page, not really reading it, until she got to verse thirty-nine.
- Lacey reached forward and took it, her eyes briefly skimming over the first few pages.
- When writing about an author, it's often helpful to at least skim through his latest book.
- Why would they treat this sultana in such a fashion whereas their counterparts briefly skimmed over her career?
- As a conversationalist, Birkin is a whirlwind, skimming over subjects, lifting them up, reshaping them utterly before throwing them back down.
- But the media simply skimmed over that subject.
- The greens are perfect but the fairways have a skim of water all over them.
- For your paint, add a skim of water (latex paint) or mineral spirits (oil-based paint), then seal the can or bucket.
- We followed a creek into the woods, walking in its thin skim of water.
- I just quickly did a little skim through the OZ's website and they are STILL carping on about Media Watch over there.
- A quick skim through Haines' back catalog yields more fizzy bile.
- A quick skim through the list of attendees also suggests the mainstream press will be here, too.
Middle English (in the sense 'remove scum from (a liquid)'): back-formation from skimmer, or from Old French escumer, from escume 'scum, foam'.
Palabras que riman con skimbedim, brim, crim, dim, glim, grim, Grimm, gym, him, hymn, Jim, Kim, limb, limn, nim, prim, scrim, shim, Sim, slim, swim, Tim, trim, vim, whim
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