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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.


(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.
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He was protected by an aerodynamic slipstreaming shelter designed by Harper Adams University lecturer and aerodynamics engineer James Croxford.
Researchers at Oxford University calculated that this slipstreaming reduces their energy output by 10%-14%.
"Of course, slipstreaming is very important here, but it is better to have no slipstream than no lap time!