vt 1 : to strip off an outer layer of 2 : to remove (as skin or a blemish) by stripping vi 1 : to come off in sheets or scales <sunburned skin s> 2 : to lose an outer layer (as of skin) <his face is ing>
n : the surgical removal of skin blemishes by the application of a caustic chemical and esp. an acid to the skin - called also chemical peel .
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