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slipstream

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈslɪp.striːm/
a current of air behind a quickly moving object such as a car travelling extremely fast or an aircraft
Translations of “slipstream”
in Chinese (Traditional) (高速行駛的汽車、飛機後的)逸流,滑流…
in Chinese (Simplified) (高速行驶的汽车、飞机后的)气流,滑流…
(Definition of slipstream from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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