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  1. slipstream

    • IPA[ˈslipˌstrēm]

    美式

    • n.
      a current of air or water driven back by a revolving propeller or jet engine.;the partial vacuum created in the wake of a moving vehicle, often used by other vehicles in a race to assist in passing.
    • v.
      (especially in auto racing) follow closely behind another vehicle, travelling in its slipstream and awaiting an opportunity to pass
    • noun: slipstream, plural noun: slipstreams

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a current of air or water driven back by a revolving propeller or jet engine.
    • the partial vacuum created in the wake of a moving vehicle, often used by other vehicles in a race to assist in passing.
    • 2. an assisting force regarded as drawing something along behind something else when the U.S. economy booms, the rest of the world is pulled along in the slipstream

    動詞

    • 1. (especially in auto racing) follow closely behind another vehicle, travelling in its slipstream and awaiting an opportunity to pass he then slipstreamed and overtook me again she had a rocky route through the rest of adolescence while I slipstreamed smoothly behind
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    • IPA[ˈslɪpstriːm]

    英式

    • n.
      a current of air or water driven back by a revolving propeller or jet engine.
    • v.
      (especially in motor racing) follow closely behind another vehicle, travelling in its ... he then slipstreamed and overtook me again she had a rocky route through the rest of adolescence while I slipstreamed smoothly behind

    Oxford Dictionary