Definitions for oil slick

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oil′ slick`(n.)

  1. a smooth area on the surface of water caused by the presence of oil.

Origin of oil slick:

1885–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oil slick(noun)

    a thin film of oil floating on top of water (especially crude oil spilled from a ship)

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