Meaning of SKIM in English
n. 25B6; verb
skim off the scum : REMOVE, cream off, scoop off.
the boat skimmed over the water : GLIDE, move lightly, slide, sail, skate, float.
he skimmed the pebble across the water : THROW, toss, cast, pitch; bounce.
she skimmed through the newspaper : GLANCE, flick, flip, leaf, thumb, read quickly, scan, run one's eye over.
Hannah skimmed over this part of the story : MENTION BRIEFLY, pass over quickly, skate over, gloss over.
Concise Oxford thesaurus English vocabulary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка тезаурус. 2012