Associations to the word «Skin»

Wiktionary

SKIN, noun. (uncountable) The outer protective layer of the body of any animal, including of a human.
SKIN, noun. (uncountable) The outer protective layer of the fruit of a plant.
SKIN, noun. (countable) The skin and fur of an individual animal used by humans for clothing, upholstery, etc.
SKIN, noun. (countable) A congealed layer on the surface of a liquid.
SKIN, noun. (countable) (computing) A set of resources that modifies the appearance and/or layout of the graphical user interface of a computer program.
SKIN, noun. (countable) (slang) Rolling paper for cigarettes.
SKIN, noun. (countable) (slang) Short for skinhead.
SKIN, noun. (Australia) A subgroup of Australian aboriginal people; such divisions are cultural and not related to an individual′s physical skin.
SKIN, noun. (countable) (video games) An alternate appearance (texture map or geometry) for a 3D character model in a video game.
SKIN, noun. (slang) Bare flesh, particularly bare breasts.
SKIN, noun. A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids.
SKIN, noun. (nautical) That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.
SKIN, noun. (nautical) 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, verb. (transitive) To injure the skin of.
SKIN, verb. (transitive) To remove the skin and/or fur of an animal or a human.
SKIN, verb. (colloquial) To high five.
SKIN, verb. (transitive) (computing) (colloquial) To apply a skin to (a computer program).
SKIN, verb. (UK) (soccer) (transitive) To use tricks to go past a defender.
SKIN, verb. (intransitive) To become covered with skin.
SKIN, verb. (transitive) To cover with skin, or as if with skin; hence, to cover superficially.
SKIN, verb. (US) (slang) (archaic) To produce, in recitation, examination, etc., the work of another for one's own, or to use cribs, memoranda, etc., which are prohibited.
SKIN, verb. (slang) (dated) To strip of money or property; to cheat.
SKIN AND BLISTER, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) sister
SKIN AND BONE, noun. Alternative form of skin and bones
SKIN AND BONES, noun. (idiomatic) (of a person or animal) Emaciated; very thin, as from lack of nutrition.
SKIN ART, noun. Tattoos; tattooage
SKIN BACK, verb. (ambitransitive) retract (an envelope of skin or flesh, or an analogous protective sheath).
SKIN CANCER, noun. (oncology) (pathology) A malignant growth on the skin, such as melanoma.
SKIN COLOR, noun. (literally) The color of human skin.
SKIN COLOR, noun. (figuratively) One's ethnicity.
SKIN COLOUR, noun. Alternative spelling of skin color
SKIN DIVING, noun. The act of swimming underwater with equipment.
SKIN DIVING, verb. Present participle of skin dive
SKIN EFFECT, noun. (physics) The tendency of alternating current to distribute itself in a conductor such that the current density is greater near the surface than near the core. The effect increases with frequency.
SKIN EFFECTS, noun. Plural of skin effect
SKIN FLICK, noun. (chiefly US) (slang) A pornographic film.
SKIN FLICKS, noun. Plural of skin flick
SKIN FLUTE, noun. (vulgar) (slang) A penis.
SKIN FLUTES, noun. Plural of skin flute
SKIN FOOD, noun. A moisturizing cream for the skin.
SKIN FOODS, noun. Plural of skin food
SKIN FORMING ALLOY, noun. An alloy that has a narrow solidification range, usually less than 50 °C.
SKIN FORMING ALLOYS, noun. Plural of skin forming alloy
SKIN GRAFT, noun. An operation to graft a piece of skin, moving it from one place to another, a dermoplasty.
SKIN GRAFT, noun. A piece of skin grafted during such a surgery.
SKIN GRAFTS, noun. Plural of skin graft
SKIN GROUP, noun. An Australian Aborigine social division, which is inherited from the mother and which determines who you can marry and how you relate to others.
SKIN GROUPS, noun. Plural of skin group
SKIN IN THE GAME, noun. (idiomatic) A stake; something at risk, especially with regard to money and investments.
SKIN JOB, noun. (science-fiction) (slang) A robot or android with humanoid flesh and skin
SKIN MAG, noun. (slang) Short form of skin magazine.
SKIN MAGAZINE, noun. (slang) An adult or pornographic magazine.
SKIN MAGAZINES, noun. Plural of skin magazine
SKIN MAGS, noun. Plural of skin mag
SKIN MOVIE, noun. A pornographic film.
SKIN OF THE TEETH, noun. Nothing, or next to nothing; the least possible hold or advantage.
SKIN SIGNS, noun. (medicine) A component of vital signs based on the color, temperature, and moisture of a patient's epidermis.
SKIN TAG, noun. A small flap of skin that hangs off of the surface of one's skin.
SKIN TAGS, noun. Plural of skin tag
SKIN UP, verb. (slang) To make a cannabis cigarette.
SKIN WORM, noun. A small worm or other parasite which infects the skin.
SKIN WORMS, noun. Plural of skin worm

Dictionary definition

SKIN, noun. A natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body".
SKIN, noun. An outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane".
SKIN, noun. Body covering of a living animal.
SKIN, noun. A person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin".
SKIN, noun. The rind of a fruit or vegetable.
SKIN, noun. A bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal.
SKIN, verb. Climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.
SKIN, verb. Bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell".
SKIN, verb. Remove the bark of a tree.
SKIN, verb. Strip the skin off; "pare apples".

Wise words

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