Meaning of SKIM in English

SKIM

I.

verb

ADVERB

▪ barely ( figurative )

This report has barely skimmed the surface of the subject.

▪ only

▪ low

A bird skimmed low over the water.

PREPOSITION

▪ across , over

We skimmed across the water in a small boat.

PHRASES

▪ ~ the surface ( figurative )

Foreign films only ~ the surface of Moroccan life.

Skim is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ page , ↑ surface

II.

adj.

Skim is used with these nouns: ↑ milk

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .