verb (used with object), Military.
to attack (a target) by skip bombing.
bombing, as by a low-flying plane, carried out so that each bomb, when released, skips along the surface below before striking the target.
noun 1. an open car for charging a blast furnace.
noun 1. an open-weave effect in fabric, produced by purposely omitting specific warp ends in the drawing-in process.
noun, Radio. 1. the minimum distance along the earth’s surface between the position of a short-wave transmitter and the region where its signal is received after one reflection from the ionosphere. skip distance noun 1. the shortest distance between a transmitter and a receiver that will permit reception of radio waves of a specified frequency […]
- Skip it
skint Drop the subject, ignore the matter, as in I don’t understand what you mean.—Oh, skip it for now. This interjection uses skip in the sense of “pass over.” [ ; c. 1930 ]