[slip-stree-ming] /ˈslɪpˌstri mɪŋ/
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
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
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.
noun 1. a mistake, blunder, or oversight: Several slip-ups caused a delay in the delivery of the books. slipstick