grazing vs skimming what difference

what is difference between grazing and skimming

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɹeɪzɪŋ/

Verb

grazing

  1. present participle of graze

Derived terms

  • Earth-grazing

Noun

grazing (countable and uncountable, plural grazings)

  1. Grazeland.
  2. (uncountable) The action of animals eating, mainly of grass in a field or on other grassland.


English

Verb

skimming

  1. present participle of skim

Noun

skimming (plural skimmings)

  1. Something skimmed from a surface etc.
    aluminium skimmings
    sorghum syrup skimmings
  2. A motion or action that skims.
    • 1973, Oliver Sacks, Awakenings
      I was forced, too, to wonder if my previous world-views had not been too pallid, too superficial, and altogether too ‘rational’ — mere skimmings or skatings on the surface of reality []
  3. (uncountable) The sport of skimboarding.

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