Meaning of sideslip

side•slip

Pronunciation: (sīd'slip"), [key]
— v., n. -slipped, -slip•ping,
—v.i.
  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.
—n.
  1. an act or instance of sideslipping.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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