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Definition of Skimmer

Skimmer
Skimmer Skim"mer, n. 1. One who, or that which, skims; esp., a utensil with which liquids are skimmed. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of longwinged marine birds of the genus Rhynchops, allied to the terns, but having the lower mandible compressed and much longer than the upper one. These birds fly rapidly along the surface of the water, with the lower mandible immersed, thus skimming out small fishes. The American species (R. nigra) is common on the southern coasts of the United States. Called also scissorbill, and shearbill. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several large bivalve shells, sometimes used for skimming milk, as the sea clams, and large scallops.

Meaning of Skimmer from wikipedia

- The skimmers, forming the genus Rynchops, are tern-like birds in the family Laridae. The genus comprises three species found in South Asia, Africa, and...
- A protein skimmer or foam fractionator is a device used to remove organic compounds such as food and waste particles from water. It is most commonly used...
- An oil skimmer is a device that is designed to remove oil floating on a liquid surface. Depending on the specific design they are used for a variety of...
- The black skimmer (Rynchops niger) is a tern-like seabird, one of three very similar birds species in the skimmer genus Rynchops in the gull family Laridae...
- CW Skimmer is a multi-channel Morse code (CW) decoder and analyzer program for Microsoft Windows. It was created by Alex Shovkoplyas, VE3NEA, and is marketed...
- Skimmer is a kind of tern-like bird in the order Charadriiformes, which also includes the waders, gulls and auks. Skimmer may also refer to: Skimmer (band)...
- Libellula is a genus of dragonflies, commonly called skimmers, in the family Libellulidae, distributed throughout the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere...
- The flame skimmer or firecracker skimmer (Libellula saturata) is a common dragonfly of the family Libellulidae, native to western North America. Male flame...
- device (skimmer) to swipe and store hundreds of victims' card numbers. Common scenarios for skimming are restaurants or bars where the skimmer has possession...
- The eight-spotted skimmer (Libellula forensis) is a dragonfly of the skimmer family. This dragonfly features the standard skimmer body form, and earns...
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