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1. A portion that has been skimmed from a liquid.
2. An embezzlement fraud in which the information on a credit card is copied, usually when the owner uses the card to make a purchase, and is then loaded onto a fake card to be used fraudulently.
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the act of not declaring income so as to avoid paying tax
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the practice of concealing income or profits so as to avoid paying taxes, fees, etc.
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|Noun||1.||skimming - the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid|
|2.||skimming - reading or glancing through quickly|
reading - the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message; "his main reading was detective stories"; "suggestions for further reading"
|3.||skimming - failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it|
|4.||skimming - the act of brushing against while passing|
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