skew

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈskjuː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/skyu/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(skyo̅o̅)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

skew

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [hanging, positioned, set, placed] on a skew
  2. a skew toward higher [income, tax, class]
  3. a higher- [income] skew
  4. a [sharp, pronounced, positive] skew in variables
  5. use a skew to [cut, chisel, remove]
  6. the skew is [sharp, dull]
  7. the skew needs sharpening
  8. [sharpen, grind] the skew
  9. skew the [results, facts, vote, data]
  10. the [results] skewed [to one side, in her favor]
  11. the [results] were skewed
  12. skew off [target, course]
  13. UK: [cars, trucks, bikes] skewed [across, off] the road
  14. skew to [benefit, favor, conceal]
  15. UK: he skewed around in his [seat, chair]
  16. UK: skewed the [shot, penalty]
adj
  1. geometry: skew lines
  2. a skew chisel
  3. a skew [arch, bridge, structure]
  4. skew [gearing, distribution, partitions]
  5. [said, did] something off skew
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