verb (used without object), side·slipped, side·slip·ping.
an act or instance of sideslipping.
Origin of sideslip
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Related Words for sideslipdeflect, stray, skid, veer, lurch, wander, sheer, sidestep, depart, incline, err, shift, skew, move, diverge, turn, tack, bend, waver, swing
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Historical Examples of sideslip
Certainly--watch gulls on a windy day--you'll see them sideslip--go into spins--and have a generally hard time of it!Dorothy Dixon Wins Her Wings
a sideways skid, as of a motor vehicle
a sideways and downward movement towards the inside of a turn by an aircraft in a sharp bank
verb -slips, -slipping or -slipped
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