an accidental release of oil into a body of water, as from a tanker, offshore drilling rig, or underwater pipeline, often presenting a hazard to marine life and the environment.
[oil-spot] /ˈɔɪlˌspɒt/ noun 1. a brown or black ceramic glaze dotted with silvery caused by impurities.
[oil-stohn] /ˈɔɪlˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a block of fine-grained , usually , for putting the final edge on certain cutting tools by abrasion. /ˈɔɪlˌstəʊn/ noun 1. a stone with a fine grain lubricated with oil and used for sharpening cutting tools See also whetstone
noun 1. a large ship specifically designed for transporting crude oil in bulk across the oceans.
[oil-tahyt] /ˈɔɪlˌtaɪt/ adjective 1. constructed to be impervious to : an oiltight bulkhead.