slipstream

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slipstream

a. the stream of air forced backwards by an aircraft propeller
b. a stream of air behind any moving object
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slipstream

The stream of air forced backward over the fuselage, tail units, and other parts of an airplane by a propeller. See spiraling slipstream.
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slipstream

To fix a bug or add enhancements to software without identifying such inclusions by creating a new version number.
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