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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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There's a bit too much slickness here; the film is so polished it forgets to breathe.
The company paired with Cortland to develop the line, and it benefits from some of Cortland's best features, namely their Precision Shooting Technology, a slickness additive placed inside the line's coating.
They are aware of the slickness of this sophisticated instrument of debt, but still love it for its capacity to flaunt their status in a disparate-income society.
He claimed to use photographs during the process, which may explain why an uneasy slickness lingers in his image.
West Brom have a slickness and a pace about them going forward, which can cause real trouble for QPR, who we'd want to lay.
I managed 39mpg from the 2.0 i-VTEC manual and was impressed by the fluency and slickness of its drivetrain.
The most important part is that it seems very well optimized with the hardware and the slickness while using it is a testament to that fact.
Coupled with the slightly sluggish performance from the single core processor, it makes for a phone that doesn't quite match the slickness of its looks.
With Cov's back resources already fully stretched, it leaves a headache for rugby director Phil Maynard who conceded that his side were unable to cope with Ealing's slickness outside the forwards.
The structure of the show is absorbing throughout and the adventurousness of the choreography, slickness of the dancing and variety of the music is captivating.
She has written about a Games devoid of slickness and chats with Guardian sports columnist Harry Pearson in the Queen's Hall library.
On some guns (revolvers especially in my experience) the slickness of NP3+ improves operation and trigger pull.