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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Skid at an angle through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis.

Usage examples (32)
  • The whole operation, in fact, could be a swift side-slip to the right.
  • A nose-high side-slip may be fatal, but generally the pilot pulls himself out of it.
  • On an improperly made turn a machine may side-slip out -- that is, in the direction of its previous motion, like skidding.
  • The TR uses the Greek word paratoma, which refers to "a side-slip, lapse, deviation, faults" (Strong's Exhaustive Concordance). for more
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