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Noun: slipstream  'slip,streem
  1. The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
    - airstream, race, backwash, wash
  2. The low pressure zone immediately following a rapidly moving object
Verb: slipstream  'slip,streem
  1. Take advantage of a slipstream behind another vehicle by following closely behind it (to reduce drag)

Derived forms: slipstreams, slipstreaming, slipstreamed

Type of: flow

Encyclopedia: Slipstream