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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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Ole Slick was curled up in the fetal position in the corner of the blind trying to find his happy place.
In this case, the slick is far away near Iranian shores and it will not be arriving to any Bahraini port according to the information we received.
The oil pollution brought fishing to a halt, and eyewitnesses said the pollution resulted in the piling up of a thick layer of oil tars stretching over four kilometres from Gadfa area to the fishing harbour in Mirbiah amid fears that the slick would hit the major water desalination plant in Gadfa adversely and, consequently, the water supply in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
Slick told Ultimate Classic Rock: "David got in touch with me out of the blue, and he said, 'I'm ready to go back in.
HEADS ARE SPINNING Harlem Globetrotter Slick Willie Shaw entertaining the pupils at Carr Hill Primary School
It all started yesterday when Slick called me and said he had a great idea for hunting deer on Pop Turner's farm.
Villagers living along the coast showed off their palms or soles smeared with oil as photographers and reporters arrived in hordes in the affected areas to report the slick.
So far the oil slick has spread to some Singapore shores, staining some of its beaches and forcing authorities to close several popular beaches to the public.
The slick is expected to move little in the next 48 hours, as a flotilla of boats works to lay miles of protective containment booms.
PRESIDENT Barack Obama has vowed that British energy giant BP will pay for the "massive" damage caused by an oil slick off the Gulf Coast.
THE oil slick set to devastate the Gulf of Mexico is now 100 miles long and 45 miles wide and can be seen from space.
Gary Cooper, president and owner of Slick Trick sent me some broadheads for this review.