a process of removing excess gold leaf from a stamped surface.
skewings, the gold leaf so removed.
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How to use skewing in a sentence
Now Cantlie appears to accuse the Western media of skewing coverage of the month-long siege.
The older group smoked more, had more strokes and heart attacks and in all ways was inferior, resulting in a skewing of the data.
(Note: this chart is from 2008, before the bulge of baby boomers started skewing Medicare demographics younger).
Labor unions have long been a strong political force in Michigan, skewing heavily toward Democrats.Michigan Labor Vows 2014 Revenge for Snyder’s Right-to-Work Law | Jay Scott Smith | December 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
“You think of text as skewing to a younger demographic—which is true,” Manis explained in a phone call Tuesday afternoon.
Calm yourself, and don't be afraid of my skewing you any violence; that would suit your game too well.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete | Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
"Here is something to make you a winter dress," said I, skewing her the silk.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete | Jacques Casanova de Seingalt