WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
skim•ming  (skiming),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Usually,  skimmings. something that is removed by skimming.
  2. Metallurgyskimmings, dross.
  3. Lawmaking, Slang Terms[Slang.]the practice of concealing gambling or other profits so as to avoid paying taxes, commissions, etc.
  • late Middle English skemmyng. See skim, -ing1 1400–50

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