noun, Also, slip stream
Aeronautics. the airstream pushed back by a revolving aircraft propeller.
Compare backwash (def 2), wash (def 31).
the airstream generating reduced air pressure and forward suction directly behind a rapidly moving vehicle.
verb (used without object)
to ride in the slipstream of a fast-moving vehicle.
Also called airstream, race
the stream of air forced backwards by an aircraft propeller
a stream of air behind any moving object
(motor racing) to follow (another car, etc) closely in order to take advantage of the decreased wind resistance immediately behind it
[slip-stree-ming] /ˈslɪpˌstri mɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of updating a software program without adequately informing the public, as by failing to release it as an official new version. noun, Also, slip stream 1. Aeronautics. the airstream pushed back by a revolving aircraft propeller. Compare backwash (def 2), wash (def 31). 2. the airstream generating reduced […]
verb, Archaic. 1. simple past tense of slip1 . verb (used without object), slipped or (Archaic) slipt; slipped; slipping. 1. to move, flow, pass, or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: Water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly or involuntarily; to lose one’s foothold, as on a smooth surface: She slipped on […]
noun 1. the end of a slip stem on a spoon.
noun, Ceramics. 1. the act of decorating an object with a poured stream of slip.