Meaning of SKIM in English
(~s, ~ming, ~med)
If you ~ something from the surface of a liquid, you remove it.
Rough seas today prevented specially equipped ships from ~ming oil off the water’s surface...
Skim off the fat.
VERB: V n off/from n, V n with off
If something ~s a surface, it moves quickly along just above it.
...seagulls ~ming the waves...
The little boat was ~ming across the sunlit surface of the bay.
VERB: V n, V over/across n
If you ~ a piece of writing, you read through it quickly.
He ~med the pages quickly, then read them again more carefully...
I only had time to ~ through the script before I flew over here.
VERB: V n, V through n
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012