Whisk in the flour and reduce to sauce consistency, skimming occasionally and adding more stock as necessary.
Still, some campus security consultants worry backpacks are just skimming the surface of a deeper problem.
Previous generations of retirees were skimming off the top of a rapidly growing surplus.
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They are found hundreds of miles from land, skimming on the surface of the open sea, and diving in stormy weather.
Cover them with water, and stew it slowly for an hour, skimming it well.
"I'd give a dollar for a cool breeze," sighed a soldier, skimming off the moisture that had gathered on his face and neck.
Keep the lid close, except when you are skimming off the fat.
The car was skimming along over the turnpike like some flying bird of night.
Keep the pan closely covered, except when you are skimming it.
early 15c. (skimmer, the utensil, is attested from late 14c.), "to clear (a liquid) from matter floating on the surface, lift the scum from," from Old French escumer "remove scum," from escume (Modern French écume) "scum," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German scum "scum," German Schaum; see scum). Meaning "to throw (a stone) so as to skip across the surface of (water) is from 1610s. Meaning "to move lightly and rapidly over the surface of" is from 1650s, from the motion involved in skimming liquid; that of "to glance over carelessly" (in reference to printed matter) recorded by 1799. Related: Skimmed; skimming.