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Four days after the sinking, a Navy pilot on anti-sub patrol spotted an oil slick, flew lower to investigate and saw men in the water.
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OIL SLICK Defined for English Language Learners
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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