Definition of peeling
: a peeled-off piece or strip
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The results: Before the peeling started, my feet were dry and rough.
The boy was then taken to Halifax Hospital where doctors noted that his hands and feet were orange, dry and peeling.
Like the previous step, this makes the peeling of your banana safer and more manageable!
But blue-collar neighborhoods surrounding the Ashford University campus are largely unkempt, porches crooked and paint peeling.
That will allow the district to tackle all peeling and flaking paint in every school, Wilton says.
With a vegetable peeler, peel each tough-skinned spear, starting halfway down from tip and peeling toward bottom end.
Overcooking is manageable, but the peeling is the pain.
The action runs without dialogue but full of sound—the rush of gentle waves, the clinking of silverware, the whispers of peeling, the clatter of glassware, the scrape of chairs and the thud of a door.
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