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 ?
I should never have thought that peeling potatoes was such an undertaking.
So we scraped them, and that was harder work than peeling.
George said it was absurd to have only four potatoes in an Irish stew, so we washed half-a-dozen or so more, and put them in without peeling.
The peeling of the former, and the selection of the latter, had been an operation of personal care.
Besides my work in the cabin, with its four small state- rooms, I was supposed to be his assistant in the galley, and my colossal ignorance concerning such things as peeling potatoes or washing greasy pots was a source of unending and sarcastic wonder to him.
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.
Pickwick; the skin of whose expressive countenance was rapidly peeling off, with exposure to the sun.
Oh, sir, there are things enough peeling off already
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.
com)-- The International Peeling Society (IPS), an organization dedicated to the field of chemical peels, recently announced the agenda for its 2018 Peeling Around the World educational session on AAD Global Education Day.
beaucoup moins que]Le Peeling est un acte de Dermatologie, de Medecine Esthetique ou de Chirurgie Plastique pour peler la peau afin de la rendre plus nette, plus belle.