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  1. skimming

    • IPA[ˈskimiNG]

    美式

    • n.
      the removal of a substance from the surface of a liquid;the action of stealing or embezzling money, especially in small amounts over a period of time
    • noun: skimming

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the removal of a substance from the surface of a liquid he recommended frequent skimming of the downwind sides of the ponds
    • informal the action of stealing or embezzling money, especially in small amounts over a period of time every business owner he knows who has cash receipts does a little skimming
    • the action of fraudulently copying credit or debit card details with a card swipe or other device although the incidence of card skimming is low, you should observe precautions
    • 2. the action of reading something quickly so as to note only the important points in my skimming, I missed that