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Definitions from WordNet

Noun sideslip has 2 senses
  1. skid, slip, sideslip - an unexpected slide
    --1 is a kind of slide, glide, coast
  2. slip, sideslip - a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
    --2 is a kind of flight maneuver, airplane maneuver

Definitions from the Web



Sideslip is a maneuver in which an aircraft or vehicle moves sideways or diagonally instead of moving straight ahead. It is typically used to control the lateral position during flying or driving.

Parts of Speech:

  • Noun: sideslip
  • Verb: sideslip, sideslips, sideslipped, sideslipping

Senses and Usages:

Sense 1:

Noun: A lateral movement or deviation of an aircraft or vehicle from its intended course.

Example sentence: The pilot skillfully corrected the sideslip caused by the strong crosswind.

Sense 2:

Verb: To move sideways or diagonally rather than in a straight line.

Example sentence: The car started to sideslip on the icy road, but the driver quickly regained control.

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