sideslip

verb
side·​slip | \ ˈsīd-ˌslip How to pronounce sideslip (audio) \
sideslipped; sideslipping; sideslips

Definition of sideslip

intransitive verb

1 : to skid or slide sideways
2 : to slide sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis

Other Words from sideslip

sideslip noun

First Known Use of sideslip

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sideslip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sideslip. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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