Definition of skimming
: that which is skimmed from a liquid
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The statement below the waist was fashion-forward, but the noted minimalist kept things simple elsewhere with a curve-skimming tank that highlighted her frame.
Iglesia is charged with six counts of possession of an encoding or skimming device, four counts of fraud by identity theft less than $1,000 and one count each of possession credit card equipment to produce and theft scheme $1,000 to $10,000.
The A-line dress will fall out and away from your shoulders, complementing your shape but skimming over your silhouette.
Authorities also found a skimming device at a gas station in the Milwaukee suburbs in September that had Castaneda's DNA on it, the indictment says.
Just three years ago, Ciara celebrated the birth of her son Future with a fresh set of waist-skimming dreads.
The speedy 149-seat NYC Ferry features big picture windows and a roof deck, the views grand on both levels when passing under the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and skimming by sailboats, freighters and cruise ships in New York Harbor.
Once most boats get going fast enough, they plane — the bow and stern move at a more balanced angle while the craft rides higher in the water, more skimming across the surface and less gouging into it.
Authorities removed a credit card skimming device from a Chevron station in Cocoa on Friday, a spokeswoman for the Cocoa Police Department said.
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