Oil Slick

  • (noun): A thin film of oil floating on top of water (especially crude oil spilled from a ship).

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List Of Robots In Transformers Animated - Decepticons - Team Chaar
... Oil Slick (Phil LaMarr) Oil Slick is the member of Strika's crew ... Oil Slick was initially an original Eric Siebenaler design not intended to appear on the show, but during Botcon '08 the cartoon crew said that they would have worked him in if they knew about it ...
The Raft (short Story) - Plot Summary
... out to the raft in the middle of the lake, Randy notices a mysterious oil slick-like substance that appears to go after the girls as they reach the raft ... ridicule Randy's suspicions that the "oil slick" was chasing the girls, refusing to take the situation seriously until Rachel touches the water near the creature ... The oil-slick, revealed to be a living creature, instantly grabs her finger and pulls her into the water, where it covers her with itself ...
USS S-37 (SS-142) - Operational Service - World War II - February 1942
... Astern of the submarine, an obvious oil slick (the result of her going aground in the Lombok Strait) extended some 2,000 yards (2,000 m) in a glassy sea, but she remained undetected ... when another destroyer patrol was sighted, the slick remained obvious but unnoticed ... The slick was minimized but, at 0915, a destroyer was heard on the starboard beam ...

Famous quotes containing the words slick and/or oil:

    Poetry a riprap on the slick rock of metaphysics
    Gary Snyder (b. 1930)

    As artists they’re rot, but as providers they’re oil wells; they gush. Norris said she never wrote a story unless it was fun to do. I understand Ferber whistles at her typewriter. And there was that poor sucker Flaubert rolling around on his floor for three days looking for the right word.
    Dorothy Parker (1893–1967)