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Definition of Skins

Skin
Skin Skin, n. [Icel. skinn; akin to Sw. skinn, Dan. skind, AS. scinn, G. schined to skin.] 1. (Anat.) The external membranous integument of an animal. Note: In man, and the vertebrates generally, the skin consist of two layers, an outer nonsensitive and nonvascular epidermis, cuticle, or skarfskin, composed of cells which are constantly growing and multiplying in the deeper, and being thrown off in the superficial, layers; and an inner sensitive, and vascular dermis, cutis, corium, or true skin, composed mostly of connective tissue. 2. The hide of an animal, separated from the body, whether green, dry, or tanned; especially, that of a small animal, as a calf, sheep, or goat. 3. A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids. See Bottle, 1. ``Skins of wine.' --Tennyson. 4. The bark or husk of a plant or fruit; the exterior coat of fruits and plants. 5. (Naut.) (a) That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole. --Totten. (b) The covering, as of planking or iron plates, outside the framing, forming the sides and bottom of a vessel; the shell; also, a lining inside the framing. Skin friction, Skin resistance (Naut.), the friction, or resistance, caused by the tendency of water to adhere to the immersed surface (skin) of a vessel. Skin graft (Surg.), a small portion of skin used in the process of grafting. See Graft, v. t., 2. Skin moth (Zo["o]l.), any insect which destroys the prepared skins of animals, especially the larva of Dermestes and Anthrenus. Skin of the teeth, nothing, or next to nothing; the least possible hold or advantage. --Job xix. 20. Skin wool, wool taken from dead sheep.
Skin
Skin 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]

Meaning of Skins from wikipedia

- title song, 1986 Skin (Peter Himmelman album), 1994 Skin (The Rainmakers album) or the title song, 1996 Skins (Buffalo Tom album), 2011 Skins (****Tentacion...
- guest roles. The three stories have their own titles: Skins Fire (Effy), Skins Pure (C****ie) and Skins Rise (Cook). The six-part series began filming on 22...
- Giles Thomas as Doug (1 episode) "SkinsSeries 1 Episode 1". Channel 4. 25 January 2007. Retrieved 3 July 2012. "SkinsSeries 1 Episode 2". Channel 4...
- separate videos. Skins : UK viewers per episode (millions) Audience measurement performed by Broadcasters' Audience Research Board "'Skins' maintains strong...
- 2011, MTV announced that they would not renew Skins for a second season, with a statement that "Skins is a global television phenomenon that, unfortunately...
- Skin is the layer of usually soft, flexible outer tissue covering the body of a vertebrate animal, with three main functions: protection, regulation, and...
- Ian (7 June 2007). "Spaced out with the Skins generation". The Times. London. Retrieved 14 October 2009. "Skins 3". Company Pictures. January 2009. Archived...
- as a trophy. Native Americans used skins for many purposes other than decoration, clothing and blankets. Animal skin was a staple in the Native Americans'...
- Maxxie Oliver and Anwar Kharral. "SkinsSeries 2 Episode 1". Channel 4. 11 February 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2012. "SkinsSeries 2 Episode 2". Channel...
- 4-Skins More, Vol.1 (Link Records, 1987) A Few 4-Skins More, Vol.2 (Link Records, 1987) The Wonderful World of the 4-Skins (1987) The Best Of 4-Skins (1989)...