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peel away

To remove something (from something's surface) by peeling it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "peel" and "away." I love peeling away the protective plastic they put on the screens of brand new smartphones. Be careful when you peel those stickers away, or you could rip the paper.
See also: away, peel

peel back

To remove something partially or fully (from something's surface) by peeling it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "peel" and "back." I love peeling back the protective plastic they put on the screens of brand new smartphones. Be careful when you peel those stickers back, or you could rip the paper.
See also: back, peel

peel something away (from something)

to peel something from the surface of something. Peel the label away from the envelope and place it on the order form. Peel away the label carefully.
See also: away, peel

peel something back (from something)

to lift something away from the surface of something. He peeled the sheets back from the bed and got in. He peeled back the sheets and got into the bed.
See also: back, peel
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This difference in results may be because glycolic acid works not only by peeling off the melanin pigment but also by increasing the depth of penetration of topical therapy which would further suppress the appearance of melasma.
In addition, pigmentation of the skin in the form of sun spots, age spots, liver spots, freckles, blotchiness due to taking birth control pills, and skin that is dull in texture and color may be improved with chemical peeling.
The most prevalent tomato peeling technology in use today is steam peeling, which became popular in the 1970s and '80s because of the environmental concerns and associated costs of disposing of caustic wastes from the lye process.
The proposed rules, however, would create a situation in which intact paint is treated for the most part with a more expensive methodology than if it were flaking and peeling.
Peeling stresses the adhesive, creating little cavities in the material.
They modeled the IR heating process to identify key process parameters, and they illustrated the mechanism underlying the IR peeling process.
Within 48 hours patients experience actual visible skin peeling not associated with most superficial peels.
Potatoes are confined within the peeling chambers enhancing peeling control when compared to continuous peelers.
Because each sectioned piece retains its membrane covering, the fruit is firmer -- holding open the prospect that mechanical processes might eventually do the peeling and separating.
On another front, lye peeling is the most industrially used method for processing tomato processors use steam peeling to reduce the chemical contamination of water.
But because about 90 percent of glycoalkaloids start in the skin, most can be removed by peeling.