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slick

1. a chisel or other tool used for smoothing or polishing a surface
2. the tyre of a racing car that has worn treads

slick

[slik]
(oceanography)
Area in which capillary waves are absent or suppressed.
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Slick is the past president of the Greencastle, Pennsylvania, Rotary Club and a long-serving volunteer at the United Way.
There was fortunately no dead animal observed on the affected beach except a sub-adult green turtle with damaged carcass, which seems to be a bit older whose death cannot be attributed to the oil slick.
I had learned a lot about Ole Slick in the last hour, but had absolutely nothing in common with him.
Iran demands that the Indian tanker's insurer pay for the oil slick, while India says Iran has no right to detain the ship--and its 35 Indian crewmen--and must release them immediately.
Bahrain is monitoring the situation after it received a satellite view of the oil slick and could increase safety measures depending on an investigation, said Supreme Council for Environment pollution control from the source unit head Hanan Haidar.
A heavy oil slick stretched nearly four kilometres along the two areas and a top official of the Fujairah Fishermen Association says it has gone even to a depth of one kilometre, making it a serious spill.
The California attorney's office said in a statement that the suspects are alleged to have bought shares in publicly traded business then pumped up the share price with "slick market campaigns, slick press releases, payments to stock prompters and cross trading," which involved buying and selling shares amongst themselves.
He has not performed live since November 2006 and Slick said: "Obviously, we want him to.
Launched in November 2012, Ok Slick Clothing offers a variety of styles and flavors of designer T-shirts.
Slick and Mighty from the famous Harlem Globetrotters visited children at Carr Hill Primary in Gateshead.
The Tech 3 Yamaha rider was on course for his best-ever finish at MotoGP level as his decision to switch to slick tyres at the end of the warm-up lap.