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peel·ing

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

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

(ˈpi lɪŋ)

n.
a piece, as of skin or rind, peeled off: potato peelings.
[1555–65]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

peeling

n
Abschälen nt
peelings plSchalen pl
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peel·ing

n. peladura;
chemical ______ química.
V.: exfoliation.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

peeling

n (derm) exfoliación f (form), descamación f (form), (el) pelarse; (treatment) exfoliación química
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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. They are such an extraordinary shape, potatoes - all bumps and warts and hollows.
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. We also put in a cabbage and about half a peck of peas.
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!" rejoined Mrs.
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.
Traditionally, akara is prepared by peeling the beans by soaking in water and then rubbing the beans repeatedly with your hands.
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