peeling


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peel·ing

 (pē′lĭng)
n.
A piece or strip, as of skin or vegetable rind, that has been peeled off.

peeling

(ˈpiːlɪŋ)
n
(usually plural) a strip of skin, rind, bark, etc, that has been peeled off: a potato peeling.

peel•ing

(ˈpi lɪŋ)

n.
a piece, as of skin or rind, peeled off: potato peelings.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peeling - loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scalespeeling - loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Translations

peeling

[ˈpiːlɪŋ] N (Med) [of face etc] → descamación f; (cosmetic trade) → peeling m peelings [of apple, potato] → peladuras fpl, mondas fpl; [of citrus fruit] → cáscaras fpl

peeling

n
Abschälen nt
peelings plSchalen pl

peel·ing

n. peladura;
chemical ______ química.
V.: exfoliation.

peeling

n (derm) exfoliación f (form), descamación f (form), (el) pelarse; (treatment) exfoliación química
References in classic literature ?
Shelby was thoughtfully peeling an orange, Haley broke out afresh, with becoming diffidence, but as if actually driven by the force of truth to say a few words more.
This hand that has seized men mad with mutiny, and driven them back to their duty by main force, is mixing my lemonade and peeling my fruit more delicately and more neatly than I could do it for myself.
Micawber, with a random but expressive flourish of his knife, signified that these performances might be expected to take place after he was no more; then resumed his peeling with a desperate air.
she said, going to a mirror, from which the quicksilver was peeling, and which presented her features to her upside down.
While speaking, Caderousse went on peeling a fresh supply of onions.
Oh, sir, there are things enough peeling off already
Too much Ego," said be, peeling the fruit and offering it to the caged devil, who was rending the silk to tatters.
He dropped his head, and went on peeling the potatoes, and not another word could they get out of him.
There were no carpets and no signs of any furniture above the ground floor, while the plaster was peeling off the walls, and the damp was breaking through in green, unhealthy blotches.
One winter's day the wife stood under the tree to peel some apples, and as she was peeling them, she cut her finger, and the blood fell on the snow.
The peeling of the former, and the selection of the latter, had been an operation of personal care.
The Countess Olenska had said "after five"; and at half after the hour Newland Archer rang the bell of the peeling stucco house with a giant wisteria throttling its feeble cast-iron balcony, which she had hired, far down West Twenty-third Street, from the vagabond Medora.