from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The turbulent flow of air driven backward by the propeller or propellers of an aircraft. Also called race2.
- n. The area of reduced pressure or forward suction produced by and immediately behind a fast-moving object as it moves through air or water.
- intransitive v. To drive or cycle in the slipstream of a vehicle ahead.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the low pressure zone immediately following a rapidly moving object, caused by turbulence
- v. To take advantage of the suction produced by a slipstream by travelling immediately behind the slipstream generator.
- v. To incorporate additional software (such as patches) into an existing installer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
from slip + stream (Wiktionary)