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skim

[skɪm] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. снимать (накипь и т. п.)

  2. едва касаться, нестись, скользить (по чему-л.)

  3. (skim over / through) поверхностно знакомиться (с чем-л.), бегло просматривать (что-л.)

Learning (En-Ru)

skim

[skɪm]

v

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  1. снимать (жир, пену и т. п.); to skim boiling rice снимать пену с кипящего риса; to skim off cream снимать сливки; skimmed milk снятое молоко

  2. скользить (по поверхности)

  3. бегло просматривать

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Azrael watched them skim away.
Азраил проводил их взглядом.
Pratchett, Terry / Reaper ManПратчетт,Терри / Мрачный Жнец
Мрачный Жнец
Пратчетт,Терри
© Перевод Н. Берденников 2008
© Издание на русском языке, оформление ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2009
© 1991 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
Reaper Man
Pratchett, Terry
© Terry and Lyn Pratchett, 1991
They only skim the cream.
Они берут только лучших из лучших, самые сливки.
Proulx, Annie / The Shipping NewsПрул, Энни / Корабельные новости
Корабельные новости
Прул, Энни
© 1993 by Annie Proulx
© Издание на русском языке, перевод. ЗАО ТИД "Амфора", 2005
The Shipping News
Proulx, Annie
© 1993 by Annie Proulx
For more about using the options in the Animation controls, skim the chapters in Part VI.
Более подробно элементы управления анимацией рассматриваются в части VI.
Mortier, Shamms / 3ds max 5 For DummiesМортье, Шаммс / 3ds max 8 для "чайников"
3ds max 8 для "чайников"
Мортье, Шаммс
© Компьютерное изд-во "Диалектика", 2006
© Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2003
3ds max 5 For Dummies
Mortier, Shamms
© 2003 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
As I saw no manure, I judged that they meant to skim the land, as I had done, thinking the soil was deep and had lain fallow long enough.
Не видя удобрения, я предположил, что они, как и я, намерены обойтись без него и считают, что почвенный слой здесь глубок и достаточно долго пролежал под паром.
Thoreau, Henry David / WaldenТоро, Генри Дэвид / Уолден
Уолден
Торо, Генри Дэвид
© Издательство Академии Наук СССР, 1962
Walden
Thoreau, Henry David
© 2008 Megalodon Entertainment LLC.
She stood by her tanks and her Aquanaut sled. The tiny one-person sleds were propelled by twin propulsion jets. They would skim a diver through the water at breakneck speeds.
У ее ног лежал акваланг и «подводные сани» – похожий на гидроцикл аппарат с двумя винтами, позволяющий аквалангисту передвигаться с огромной скоростью как под водой, так и по ее поверхности.
Rollins, James / Map of BonesРоллинс, Джеймс / Кости волхвов
Кости волхвов
Роллинс, Джеймс
© 2005 by Jim Czajkowski
© А. Новиков, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2009
Map of Bones
Rollins, James
© 2005 by Jim Czajkowski
I hope you will have held to the two-minute rule and dispatched a number of those quick-skim items already—tossing, filing, or routing them forward as appropriate.
Надеюсь, что вы придерживались правила двух минут и уже разобрались с рядом моментальных проблем: что-то выбросили, что-то рассортировали, а что-то перенесли на следующий этап как полезный материал.
Allen, David / Getting Things DoneАллен, Дэвид,Далхаймер, Маттиас Калле / Как привести дела в порядок
Как привести дела в порядок
Аллен, Дэвид,Далхаймер, Маттиас Калле
© David Allen. 2001, 2003
© Издательский дом "Вильямс". 2007
Getting Things Done
Allen, David
© David Allen, 2001
You can skim the information in the message and opt whether to stop what you're doing and read the entire message or simply let it go to the Inbox where you can read it later.
Информацию о письме можно быстро пробежать глазами и сразу принять решение, прочесть ли сообщение полностью или оставить его лежать в папке (Входящие) до лучших времен,
Murray, Katherine / First Look Microsoft Office 2003Мюррей, Катрин / Microsoft Office 2003. Новые горизонты
Microsoft Office 2003. Новые горизонты
Мюррей, Катрин
© 2003 by Microsoft Corporation
© Издание на русском языке, ЗАО Издательский дом «Питер», 2004
© Перевод на русский язык, ЗАО Издательский дом «Питер», 2004
First Look Microsoft Office 2003
Murray, Katherine
© 2003 by Microsoft Corporation
The bribe would come from what that person was paid, of course: they would skim off the rest for themselves, as their "finders' fee' for managing the business.
Деньги на взятки шли, конечно, из тех, которые заинтересованные лица заплатили ему, а остальные они могли свободно прикарманить себе как плату за дилерские услуги.
Duane, Diane / Spock's WorldДуэйн, Диана / Мир Спока
Мир Спока
Дуэйн, Диана
Spock's World
Duane, Diane
© 1988 Paramount Pictures
Mr. Snagsby standing at his shop-door looking up at the clouds sees a crow who is out late skim westward over the slice of sky belonging to Cook's Court.
Мистер Снегсби стоит у дверей своей лавки, взирая на облака, и видит поздно вылетевшую куда-то ворону, которая мчится на запад по кусочку неба, принадлежащему Кукс-Корту.
Dickens, Charles / Bleak HouseДиккенс, Чарльз / Холодный дом
Холодный дом
Диккенс, Чарльз
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1960
Bleak House
Dickens, Charles
© 1894, by Macmillan & Co.
In this case, you might like to skim over this section and pick up the MVC trail in chapter 4, where we discuss its use in a very different way.
В этом случае мы советуем вам сразу перейти к главе 4, в которой будут обсуждаться другие способы использования этих инструментов.
Crane, Dave,Pascarello, Eric / Ajax in ActionКрейн, Дейв,Паскарелло, Эрик / Ajax в действии
Ajax в действии
Крейн, Дейв,Паскарелло, Эрик
© 2006 by Manning Publications Co.
© Издательский дом "Вильямс", 2006
Ajax in Action
Crane, Dave,Pascarello, Eric
© 2006 by Manning Publications Co.
He got hooked last year and started skimming from their shipments," she replied shortly, reaching up to touch her cheek where the mark of my hand flushed red.
В прошлом году он пристрастился к наркотикам и с тех пор понемножку таскает из каждой партии товара, — ответила она и потрогала щеку.
Saintcrow, Lilith / Working for the DevilСэйнткроу, Лилит / Контракт с дьяволом
Контракт с дьяволом
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© 2005 by Lilith Saintcrow
© Перевод, С. Теремязева, 2009
© Издание на руском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
Working for the Devil
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2005 by Lilith Saintcrow
"I said Mr. Colleoni," Cubitt said to the clerk, but the clerk took no notice, wetting his finger, skimming through Who's Who.
— Я ведь сказал, что мне нужен мистер Коллеони, — повторил Кьюбит клерку, но тот не обратил на него никакого внимания и, послюнив палец, продолжал перелистывать справочник.
Greene, Henry Graham / Brighton RockГрин, Генри Грэм / Брайтонский леденец
Брайтонский леденец
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Greene Graham, 1938, 1940, 1945
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Brighton Rock
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1938 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1966, 1970
Kostya skimmed through a brief description of the Flood in the book, and said: "I must remark that there really never was a flood such as is described here.
- Костя пробежал в книжке краткое описание потопа и сказал: - Должен я вам заметить, такого потопа, как здесь описано, на самом деле не было.
Чехов, А.П. / Три годаChekhov, A. / Three years
Three years
Chekhov, A.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Три года
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
“The most common way is when they start skimming,” Mose said. “As you can see, most of the people who do the bar cards don’t get any money back because they lose.
— Чаще всего они просто скрывают доход, — пояснил Мойс — Сам видишь, большинство людей, заполняющих бар-карты, деньги назад не получают, потому что проигрывают.
Asprin, Robert / Dragons WildАсприн, Роберт / Игры драконов
Игры драконов
Асприн, Роберт
© 2008 by Bill Fawсett & Associates
© Перевод. И. Самоцветов, 2009
© Школа перевода В. Баканова, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Dragons Wild
Asprin, Robert
© 2008 by Bill Fawcett & Associates
And besides, one time at Ghargha Lake, Hassan and I were skimming stones and Hassan made his stone skip eight times.
К тому же мы уже были как‑то втроем на озере, кидали камешки по воде, и плоский голыш Хасана срикошетил целых восемь раз, прежде чем утонул.
Hosseini, Khaled / The Kite RunnerХоссейни, Халед / Бегущий за ветром
Бегущий за ветром
Хоссейни, Халед
The Kite Runner
Hosseini, Khaled
© 2003 by Khaled Hosseini

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skɪmVerbсниматьExamples

to skim milk — снимать сливки с молока
to skim the cream off — снимать сливки

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Collocations

body cord skim compound
каркасная смесь
body cord skim compound
смесь для обрезинивания корда
skim bar
гребок
skim bob
шлаковик
skim bob
шлакоуловитель
skim cutter
нож плуга
skim milk
снятое молоко
skim off
выбрать самое лучшее
skim plow
лущильник
skim-coulter
предплужник
skim along
лететь
skim along
нестись
skim milk
обезжиренное молоко
skim milk
обрат
skim surplus purchasing power
устранять избыток покупательной способности

Word forms

skim

verb
Basic forms
Pastskimmed
Imperativeskim
Present Participle (Participle I)skimming
Past Participle (Participle II)skimmed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I skimwe skim
you skimyou skim
he/she/it skimsthey skim
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am skimmingwe are skimming
you are skimmingyou are skimming
he/she/it is skimmingthey are skimming
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have skimmedwe have skimmed
you have skimmedyou have skimmed
he/she/it has skimmedthey have skimmed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been skimmingwe have been skimming
you have been skimmingyou have been skimming
he/she/it has been skimmingthey have been skimming
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I skimmedwe skimmed
you skimmedyou skimmed
he/she/it skimmedthey skimmed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was skimmingwe were skimming
you were skimmingyou were skimming
he/she/it was skimmingthey were skimming
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had skimmedwe had skimmed
you had skimmedyou had skimmed
he/she/it had skimmedthey had skimmed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been skimmingwe had been skimming
you had been skimmingyou had been skimming
he/she/it had been skimmingthey had been skimming
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will skimwe shall/will skim
you will skimyou will skim
he/she/it will skimthey will skim
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be skimmingwe shall/will be skimming
you will be skimmingyou will be skimming
he/she/it will be skimmingthey will be skimming
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have skimmedwe shall/will have skimmed
you will have skimmedyou will have skimmed
he/she/it will have skimmedthey will have skimmed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been skimmingwe shall/will have been skimming
you will have been skimmingyou will have been skimming
he/she/it will have been skimmingthey will have been skimming
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would skimwe should/would skim
you would skimyou would skim
he/she/it would skimthey would skim
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be skimmingwe should/would be skimming
you would be skimmingyou would be skimming
he/she/it would be skimmingthey would be skimming
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have skimmedwe should/would have skimmed
you would have skimmedyou would have skimmed
he/she/it would have skimmedthey would have skimmed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been skimmingwe should/would have been skimming
you would have been skimmingyou would have been skimming
he/she/it would have been skimmingthey would have been skimming
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am skimmedwe are skimmed
you are skimmedyou are skimmed
he/she/it is skimmedthey are skimmed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being skimmedwe are being skimmed
you are being skimmedyou are being skimmed
he/she/it is being skimmedthey are being skimmed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been skimmedwe have been skimmed
you have been skimmedyou have been skimmed
he/she/it has been skimmedthey have been skimmed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was skimmedwe were skimmed
you were skimmedyou were skimmed
he/she/it was skimmedthey were skimmed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being skimmedwe were being skimmed
you were being skimmedyou were being skimmed
he/she/it was being skimmedthey were being skimmed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been skimmedwe had been skimmed
you had been skimmedyou had been skimmed
he/she/it had been skimmedthey had been skimmed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be skimmedwe shall/will be skimmed
you will be skimmedyou will be skimmed
he/she/it will be skimmedthey will be skimmed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been skimmedwe shall/will have been skimmed
you will have been skimmedyou will have been skimmed
he/she/it will have been skimmedthey will have been skimmed

skim

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseskimskims
Possessive caseskim'sskims'