Keywords: skim

Sign Definition

Definition in Auslan

General Definition

1. The action of using an implement to scoop something from the top of an object, such as a bowl or pot and discarding it.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To remove the top layer off a liquid. English = skim.

Note

1. There appears to be no commonly used Auslan sign for SKIM (but some signers represent this visually using these depicting signs, once they have established the topic). If you know a sign for SKIM used by you or other Auslan users (deaf people or interpreters) please go to "Report missing sign" and supply details. Thank you.