A skimmer was a type of small auxiliary vehicle designed for atmospheric flight.

While teaching languages in a Brazilian university, Hoshi Sato once accompanied two other teachers on a hydro-skimmer to a small tributary of the Amazon River. (ENT: "Fight or Flight")

The Cardassians used skimmers to transport ground forces during the Occupation of Bajor. (DS9: "The Darkness and the Light")

Major Kira Nerys wore a Bajoran earring, which was made for her by Lupaza using diamide-laced beritium salvaged from a Cardassian skimmer ambushed by the Shakaar resistance cell. (DS9: "The Search, Part I", "The Darkness and the Light")

A raid conducted by the Shakaar resistance cell with four mortar rounds on the central compound resulted in the destruction of five skimmers and the deaths of fifteen Cardassians. (DS9: "Ties of Blood and Water")

The Proxcinians purchased 7,000 tritanium-plated assault skimmers through Hagath and Gaila's arms business for the Proxcinian War. (DS9: "Business as Usual")

The script of TAS: "Yesteryear" describes the desert flyer as "a streamlined skimmer".
In Legends of the Ferengi, skimmerways are mentioned as being located on Ferenginar.
The final draft script of ENT: "Similitude" mentioned an ocean skimmer, though it has neither appeared nor been referenced in canon.

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