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[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


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