Definitions of airstream

n a relatively well-defined prevailing wind

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 of air, wind
air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

n the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

backwash, race, slipstream, wash
Type of:
any uninterrupted stream or discharge

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