peeling definition

  • noun:
    • a bit or strip, by skin or veggie rind, which has been peeled off.
    • The work of eliminating the external surface in pieces.
    • Strips of an outer skin or surface that has been removed.
    • The act of stripping from the epidermis, rind, or bark of anything; the stripping off of an outer covering or skin.
    • whatever is removed off; skin, peel or epidermis removed from the object which it covered or to which it belonged: because, potato-peelings.
    • In publishing, the art or act of removing from an impression-surface a number of levels of a paper overlay, to make a lighter effect.
    • loss in bits of exterior skin by peeling or getting rid of or stopping in machines
  • verb:
    • provide participle of peel.

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