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(v.) To add enhancements to or fix bugs in software without creating a new version number to identify the changes.

(adj.) Refers to a fix or enhancement that was made to software without creating a new version number to identify the changes. The term is used, for example, to refer to a slipstream repair or a slipstream fix.

(n.) The software fix or enhancement itself, as in the slipstream introduced an important new feature.

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