(noun, verb)


1. the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

Similar word(s): airstream, backwash, race, wash

Definition categories: phenomenon, flow


1. To take advantage of the suction produced by a slipstream by travelling immediately behind the slipstream generator.

- Although dangerous, over the road truck drivers sometimes slipstream with each other to save fuel.

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