oil slick

noun

Definition of oil slick

  1. :  a film of oil floating on water

1887

First Known Use of oil slick

1887


OIL SLICK Defined for English Language Learners

oil slick

noun

Definition of oil slick for English Language Learners

  • : a thin layer of oil that is floating on the surface of the ocean, a lake, etc.

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