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Definition of 'skin'

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  1. a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
       Synonyms: tegument cutis
  2. the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
       Synonyms: rind peel
  3. an outer surface (usually thin); "the skin of an airplane"
  4. body covering of a living animal
       Synonyms: hide pelt
  5. a person's skin regarded as their life; "he tried to save his skin"
  6. the rind of a fruit or vegetable
       Synonyms: peel
  7. a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal


  1. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
       Synonyms: clamber scramble shin shinny struggle sputter
  2. bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
       Synonyms: scrape
  3. remove the bark of a tree
       Synonyms: bark
  4. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
       Synonyms: peel pare

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