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sideslip

[sahyd-slip] /ˈsaɪdˌslɪp/
verb (used without object), sideslipped, sideslipping.
1.
to slip to one side.
2.
(of an airplane when banked excessively) to slide sideways in a downward direction, toward the center of the curve described in turning.
noun
3.
an act or instance of sideslipping.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; side1 + slip1
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Examples for sideslip
  • The angle of sideslip for these tests must be appropriate to the type of airplane.
British Dictionary definitions for sideslip

sideslip

/ˈsaɪdˌslɪp/
noun
1.
a sideways skid, as of a motor vehicle
2.
a sideways and downward movement towards the inside of a turn by an aircraft in a sharp bank
verb -slips, -slipping, -slipped
3.
another name for slip1 (sense 12)
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