Slipstream Definition

slĭpstrēm
slipstreams
noun
slipstreams
The current of air thrust backward by the spinning propeller of an aircraft; propeller wash.
Webster's New World
The area of reduced pressure or forward suction produced by and immediately behind a fast-moving object as it moves through air or water.
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verb
To drive or cycle in the slipstream of a vehicle ahead.
American Heritage

(computing) To incorporate additional software (such as patches) into an existing installer.

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Other Word Forms of Slipstream

Noun

Singular:
slipstream
Plural:
slipstreams

Origin of Slipstream

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