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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Skin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Skinned p. pr. & vb. n. Skinning.]
 1. To strip off the skin or hide of; to flay; to peel; as, to skin an animal.
 2. To cover with skin, or as with skin; hence, to cover superficially.
    It will but skin and film the ulcerous place.   --Shak.
 3. To strip of money or property; to cheat. [Slang]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense
           of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
           [syn: tegument, cutis]
      2: the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
         [syn: rind, peel]
      3: an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane"
      4: body covering of a living animal [syn: hide, pelt]
      5: a person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save
         his skin"
      6: the rind of a fruit or vegetable [syn: peel]
      7: a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from
         the skin of an animal
      v 1: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling [syn: clamber, scramble,
            shin, shinny, struggle, sputter]
      2: bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy
         skinned his knee when he fell" [syn: scrape]
      3: remove the bark of a tree [syn: bark]
      4: strip the skin off; "pare apples" [syn: peel, pare]
      5: strike against an object; "She stubbed her one's toe in the
         dark and now it's broken" [syn: stub, scrape, abrade]
      [also: skinning, skinned]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having the skin scraped off; "skinned knees and scraped
            elbows" [syn: abraded, scraped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See skin