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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skid, slip, sideslipnoun

    an unexpected slide

  2. slip, sideslipverb

    a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air

  3. side-slipverb

    slide sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis


  1. side-slip

    Side-slip refers to the sideways movement of an aircraft, ship, or vehicle, particularly when it is drifting sideways due to wind, currents, or momentum, rather than moving in the direction it is pointed towards. It's commonly used in aviation as a method of descent without losing speed and often involves a slight yawing of the aircraft to one side.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of side-slip in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of side-slip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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