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skimming

verb , present participle of skim

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1 to turn over pages in an idle or cursory manner
  • I'll just skim through a few styling magazines and see if something interesting catches my eye
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2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • a lone hang glider skimming along just above the treetops
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3 to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing
  • her hand just barely skimmed the wall as she ran down the hallway
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4 to strike and fly off at an angle
  • the rock just skimmed the surface of the water
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5 to take a quick or hasty look
  • he impatiently skimmed through the book, looking for the specific passage he remembered seeing
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