What is skimmer?

  • (noun): A cooking utensil used to skim fat from the surface of liquids.
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Skimmer

The Skimmers, Rynchopidae, are a small family of tern-like birds in the order Charadriiformes, which also includes the waders, gulls and auks. The family comprises three species found in South Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

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Hadrothemis
... They are commonly known as Jungle-skimmers ... camarensis (Kirby, 1889) - Tree-hole Jungle-skimmer Hadrothemis coacta (Karsch, 1891) - Robust Jungle-skimmer Hadrothemis defecta (Karsch, 1891) - Red Jungle-skimmer Hadrothemis ...
List Of Storm Hawks Characters - Storm Hawks - Radarr
... seen sitting on Aerrow's shoulder or piloting Aerrow's Skimmer during missions, since Aerrow himself rarely stays in the vehicle's seat during combat ... Radarr is also a capable mechanic where the Skimmer is concerned, able to make basic repairs to it in-flight ... During "Escape", Radarr reassembles an old wrecked Skimmer and gets it working, though it eventually falls apart from wear and tear ...
Skimmer
... The Skimmers, Rynchopidae, are a small family of tern-like birds in the order Charadriiformes, which also includes the waders, gulls and auks ... The skimmers are sometimes included within the gull family Laridae but separated in other treatments which consider them as a sister group of the terns ... The Black Skimmer has an additional adaptation and is the only species of bird known to have slit-shaped pupils ...
Skimmer (disambiguation)
... Skimmer can refer to Skimmer, a tern-like bird in the order Charadriiformes, which also includes the waders, gulls and auks Skimmer, a family of dragonflies, Libellulidae Skimmer or water skimmer ... Protein skimmer or foam fractionator, a device used mostly in saltwater aquaria Skimmer (hat) Skimmer (band) Skimmer (machine) Skimmer (device), the slang term for a device used to read and ...
Sky Runner
... controlling an aircraft called a skimmer to shoot down enemy towers ... After destroying enough, the skimmer would drop down a skybike, which the player would use to destroy other enemy skybikers, while avoiding obstacles like trees ... game awards the player with money, and loops back to the player controlling the skimmer ...

More definitions of "skimmer":

  • (noun): A rapid superficial reader.
  • (noun): Gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to skim out food.