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Skinhead vs. Skin

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Skinheadnoun

Someone with a shaved head.

Skinnoun

(uncountable) The outer protective layer of the body of any animal, including of a human.

‘He is so disgusting he makes my skin crawl.’;

Skinheadnoun

Member of the skinhead subculture arising in late 1960s England or its diaspora, often incorrectly associated with violence and white-supremacist or anti-immigrant principles.

Skinnoun

(uncountable) The outer protective layer of the fruit of a plant.

Skinheadnoun

a young person who belongs to a British or American group that shave their heads and gather at rock concerts or engage in white supremacist demonstrations

Skinnoun

(countable) The skin and fur of an individual animal used by humans for clothing, upholstery, etc.

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Skinhead

A skinhead is a member of a subculture which originated among working class youths in London, England, in the 1960s and soon spread to other parts of the United Kingdom, with a second working class skinhead movement emerging worldwide in the late 1970s. Motivated by social alienation and working class solidarity, skinheads (often shortened to in the UK) are defined by their close-cropped or shaven heads and working-class clothing such as Dr.

‘skins’;

Skinnoun

(countable) A congealed layer on the surface of a liquid.

‘In order to get to the rest of the paint in the can, you′ll have to remove the skin floating on top of it.’;

Skinnoun

A set of resources that modifies the appearance and/or layout of the graphical user interface of a computer program.

‘You can use this skin to change how the browser looks.’;

Skinnoun

An alternate appearance (texture map or geometry) for a character model in a video game.

Skinnoun

Rolling paper for cigarettes.

‘Pass me a skin, mate.’;

Skinnoun

clipping of skinhead

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Skinnoun

(Australia) A subgroup of Australian aboriginal people; such divisions are cultural and not related to an individual′s physical skin.

Skinnoun

(slang) Bare flesh, particularly bare breasts.

‘Let me see a bit of skin.’;

Skinnoun

A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids.

Skinnoun

(nautical) That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.

Skinnoun

(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.

Skinnoun

A drink of whisky served hot.

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Skinverb

(transitive) To injure the skin of.

‘He fell off his bike and skinned his knee on the concrete.’;

Skinverb

(transitive) To remove the skin and/or fur of an animal or a human.

Skinverb

(colloquial) To high five.

Skinverb

To apply a skin to (a computer program).

‘Can I skin the application to put the picture of my cat on it?’;

Skinverb

To use tricks to go past a defender.

Skinverb

(intransitive) To become covered with skin.

‘A wound eventually skins over.’;

Skinverb

(transitive) To cover with skin, or as if with skin; hence, to cover superficially.

Skinverb

To produce, in recitation, examination, etc., the work of another for one's own, or to use cribs, memoranda, etc., which are prohibited.

Skinverb

To strip of money or property; to cheat.

Skinnoun

The external membranous integument of an animal.

Skinnoun

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.

Skinnoun

A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids. See Bottle, 1.

Skinnoun

The bark or husk of a plant or fruit; the exterior coat of fruits and plants.

Skinnoun

That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.

Skinverb

To strip off the skin or hide of; to flay; to peel; as, to skin an animal.

Skinverb

To cover with skin, or as with skin; hence, to cover superficially.

‘It will but skin and film the ulcerous place.’;

Skinverb

To strip of money or property; to cheat.

Skinverb

To become covered with skin; as, a wound skins over.

Skinverb

To produce, in recitation, examination, etc., the work of another for one's own, or to use in such exercise cribs, memeoranda, etc., which are prohibited.

Skinnoun

a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch;

‘your skin is the largest organ of your body’;

Skinnoun

the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)

Skinnoun

an outer surface (usually thin);

‘the skin of an airplane’;

Skinnoun

body covering of a living animal

Skinnoun

a person's skin regarded as their life;

‘he tried to save his skin’;

Skinnoun

the rind of a fruit or vegetable

Skinnoun

a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal

Skinverb

climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Skinverb

bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of;

‘The boy skinned his knee when he fell’;

Skinverb

remove the bark of a tree

Skinverb

strip the skin off;

‘pare apples’;

Skinverb

strike against an object;

‘She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken’;

Skinnoun

the thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body of a person or animal

‘a flap of skin’; ‘I use body lotion to keep my skin supple’;

Skinnoun

the skin of a dead animal with or without the fur, used as material for clothing or other items

‘is this real crocodile skin?’;

Skinnoun

a container made from the skin of an animal such as a goat, used for holding liquids

‘a skin filled with water’;

Skinnoun

the peel or outer layer of certain fruits or vegetables

‘potatoes roasted in their skins’;

Skinnoun

the thin outer covering of a sausage

‘if you are using link-sausages, prick the skins well with a fork’;

Skinnoun

a thin layer forming on the surface of certain hot liquids, such as milk, as they cool

‘Victoria was skimming the skin off the saucepan of milk’;

Skinnoun

a cigarette paper

‘I passed her a plastic bag with skins and hash inside’;

Skinnoun

the outermost layer of a structure such as a building or aircraft.

Skinnoun

a strip of sealskin or other material attached to the underside of a ski to prevent a skier slipping backwards during climbing.

Skinnoun

a customized graphic user interface for an application or operating system.

Skinnoun

a skinhead

‘we were surrounded by skins with tattoos and braces’;

Skinnoun

(especially in jazz) a drum or drum head.

Skinnoun

relating to or denoting pornographic literature or films

‘the skin trade’;

Skinnoun

a card game in which each player has one card which they bet will not be the first to be matched by a card dealt from the pack.

Skinnoun

a unit into which an Aboriginal people is divided, typically on the basis of descent, each skin being associated with a totemic bird, animal, or insect.

Skinverb

remove the skin from (an animal or a fruit or vegetable)

‘scald and skin the tomatoes’; ‘she skinned the pig and salted the carcass’;

Skinverb

graze (a part of one's body)

‘he scrambled down from the tree with such haste that he skinned his knees’;

Skinverb

take money from or swindle (someone)

‘I ain't no dummy, and I know when I'm being skinned’;

Skinverb

(of a wound) form new skin

‘the hole in his skull skinned over’;

Skinverb

cover with skin

‘the wound was skinned, but the strength of his thigh was not restored’;

Skinverb

(of a player) take the ball past (a defender) with ease

‘Kanchelskis would have skinned him’;

Skinverb

make a cannabis cigarette

‘we had a few beers and then we skinned up’;

Skin

Skin is the layer of usually soft, flexible outer tissue covering the body of a vertebrate animal, with three main functions: protection, regulation, and sensation.Other animal coverings, such as the arthropod exoskeleton, have different developmental origin, structure and chemical composition. The adjective cutaneous means (from Latin cutis 'skin').

‘of the skin’;

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