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slip·stream

 (slĭp′strēm′)
n.
1. The turbulent flow of air driven backward by the propeller or propellers of an aircraft. Also called race2.
2. The area of reduced pressure or forward suction produced by and immediately behind a fast-moving object as it moves through air or water.
intr.v. slip·streamed, slip·stream·ing, slip·streams
To drive or cycle in the slipstream of a vehicle ahead.

slipstream

(ˈslɪpˌstriːm)
n
(Aeronautics)
a. the stream of air forced backwards by an aircraft propeller
b. a stream of air behind any moving object
vb
(Motor Racing) motor racing to follow (another car, etc) closely in order to take advantage of the decreased wind resistance immediately behind it

slip′stream`

or slip′ stream`,



n.
1. the airstream pushed back by a revolving aircraft propeller.
2. the airstream generating reduced air pressure and forward suction behind a moving vehicle.
[1910–15]

slipstream


Past participle: slipstreamed
Gerund: slipstreaming

Imperative
slipstream
slipstream
Present
I slipstream
you slipstream
he/she/it slipstreams
we slipstream
you slipstream
they slipstream
Preterite
I slipstreamed
you slipstreamed
he/she/it slipstreamed
we slipstreamed
you slipstreamed
they slipstreamed
Present Continuous
I am slipstreaming
you are slipstreaming
he/she/it is slipstreaming
we are slipstreaming
you are slipstreaming
they are slipstreaming
Present Perfect
I have slipstreamed
you have slipstreamed
he/she/it has slipstreamed
we have slipstreamed
you have slipstreamed
they have slipstreamed
Past Continuous
I was slipstreaming
you were slipstreaming
he/she/it was slipstreaming
we were slipstreaming
you were slipstreaming
they were slipstreaming
Past Perfect
I had slipstreamed
you had slipstreamed
he/she/it had slipstreamed
we had slipstreamed
you had slipstreamed
they had slipstreamed
Future
I will slipstream
you will slipstream
he/she/it will slipstream
we will slipstream
you will slipstream
they will slipstream
Future Perfect
I will have slipstreamed
you will have slipstreamed
he/she/it will have slipstreamed
we will have slipstreamed
you will have slipstreamed
they will have slipstreamed
Future Continuous
I will be slipstreaming
you will be slipstreaming
he/she/it will be slipstreaming
we will be slipstreaming
you will be slipstreaming
they will be slipstreaming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slipstreaming
you have been slipstreaming
he/she/it has been slipstreaming
we have been slipstreaming
you have been slipstreaming
they have been slipstreaming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slipstreaming
you will have been slipstreaming
he/she/it will have been slipstreaming
we will have been slipstreaming
you will have been slipstreaming
they will have been slipstreaming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slipstreaming
you had been slipstreaming
he/she/it had been slipstreaming
we had been slipstreaming
you had been slipstreaming
they had been slipstreaming
Conditional
I would slipstream
you would slipstream
he/she/it would slipstream
we would slipstream
you would slipstream
they would slipstream
Past Conditional
I would have slipstreamed
you would have slipstreamed
he/she/it would have slipstreamed
we would have slipstreamed
you would have slipstreamed
they would have slipstreamed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slipstream - the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propellerslipstream - the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
flow - any uninterrupted stream or discharge
Translations

slipstream

[ˈslɪpstriːm] Nestela f

slipstream

[ˈslɪpstriːm] n
[boat, car, plane] → sillage m
to be in the slipstream of sb (= following sb's example) → être dans le sillage de qnslip-up [ˈslɪpʌp] nbévue f

slipstream

[ˈslɪpˌstriːm] n (Aer) → risucchio
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