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airstream

Definitions of airstream
  1. noun
    a relatively well-defined prevailing wind
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    types:
    jet stream
    a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere; has important effects of the formation of weather fronts
    type of:
    air current, current, current of air, wind
    air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
  2. noun
    the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
    synonyms: backwash, race, slipstream, wash
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    type of:
    flow
    any uninterrupted stream or discharge
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