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Noun: sideslip  'sId,slip
  1. An unexpected slide
    - skid, slip
  2. A flight manoeuvre; aircraft slides sideways in the air
    - slip
Verb: side-slip (side-slipped,side-slipping)
  1. Slide sideways through the air in a downward direction in an aeroplane along an inclined lateral axis

Derived forms: sideslips, side-slipped, side-slipping, side-slips

Type of: aeroplane manoeuvre [Brit], airplane maneuver [US], airplane manoeuvre [Cdn], coast, flight maneuver [US], flight manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], glide, skid, slew, slide, slip, slue

Encyclopedia: Sideslip