Definition of skimming
: that which is skimmed from a liquid
Recent Examples of skimming from the Web
The steep and narrow canyons of the coast are frequently scoured by debris flows, torrents of water skimming off topsoil and rocks at disastrous velocities.
The Governator headlines as the star-skimming, accented Earthling, but the real star is the crazy VFX work, which lives on in innumerable GIFs and memes.
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