Translation of skim in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 2 2.1 (glide over) [water/treetops] pasar casi rozando the ducks skimmed the surface of the pond los patos volaron casi rozando la superficie del estanque he did no more than skim the surface of the problem no hizo más que tocar el problema muy por encima 2.2 (throw) to skim stones hacer* cabrillas, hacer* patitos (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) (Mexico/México) , hacer* pan y quesito (Colombia)
- 4 [Finance] [credit card/debit card] clonar
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
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