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v. de·cel·er·at·ed, de·cel·er·at·ing, de·cel·er·ates
1. To decrease the velocity of.
2. To slow down the rate of advancement of: measures intended to decelerate the arms buildup.
To decrease in velocity.

de·cel′er·a′tion n.
de·cel′er·a′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deceleration - a decrease in rate of changedeceleration - a decrease in rate of change; "the deceleration of the arms race"
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
acceleration - an increase in rate of change; "modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change"
2.deceleration - (physics) a rate of decrease in velocity
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
acceleration - (physics) a rate of increase of velocity
3.deceleration - the act of decelerating; decreasing the speed; "he initiated deceleration by braking"
hurrying, speeding, speed - changing location rapidly
speedup, acceleration, quickening - the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
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[ˈdiːˌseləˈreɪʃən] Ndesaceleración f, deceleración f, disminución f de velocidad


[ˌdiːsɛləˈreɪʃən] n
[car] → décélération f
[inflation, growth] → décélération f


n (of car, train)Langsamerwerden nt; (by driver) → Herabsetzung fder Geschwindigkeit; (of production)Verlangsamung f


[ˈdiːˌsɛləˈreɪʃn] ndecelerazione f


(diːˈseləreit) verb
to slow down, especially in a car etc. You must decelerate before a crossroads.
deˌceleˈration noun


n. desaceleración, disminución de la velocidad tal como en la frecuencia cardíaca.
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For instance, Emily Hamilton, MD, and her colleagues at PeriGen, a perinatal software company, found that only prolonged decelerations, in addition to the variability within the deceleration and a depth below 60 beats per minute for more than 60 seconds, could discriminate between cases of metabolic acidosis and those with normal umbilical artery gases (J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med.
The Denford car deceleration system has been developed following extensive research into the physics of dissipating energy, with the Denford design engineers creating a new piece of equipment to improve on the current system of towel buffers.
The same principles apply to snowmobiles, although there are two important differences: track marks in the snow must be interpreted correctly and deceleration rates appropriate for snowmobiles and snow must be used.
To combat the deceleration in the regional economic activity, it is important to prevent the investment rate from dropping, said ECLAC.
The objective of this study was to design a reliable and valid approach to evaluate overall MWC resistive losses by measuring decelerations during straight and turning trajectories and calculating the resistive forces based on the deceleration profiles.
Cette deceleration est surtout constatee au niveau des impayes financiers et des credits habitat dont les volumes ont regresse respectivement de 46,6 millions de dinars et 10 MD contre des aggravations respectives de 6,1 MD et 1,8 MD au terme de l'annee 2013.
So far, there has not been any pickup nor moderation of deceleration in lending indicators, suggesting either weakness of demand for credit or prudency from the supply side.
15) Whether there can be a deceleration of the accelerated note and mortgage to restart the clock remains unanswered by Florida state courts.
The aim of follow-up of growth is to determine any deceleration in growth before nutritional disorder develops and to take precautions.
Ajumobi noted there had been a "prolonged" deceleration of her baby's heartbeat but did not seek the help of her senior shift team leader on at least two occasions, saying they were "busy with other patients".
Having just explained the relationship of speed to kinetic energy, the speed of the crash isn't what kills you, it's the stopping part, or deceleration.
The foetal heart rate pattern including basal heart rate, beat-to-beat variation, non-stress test (NST) result and acceleration and deceleration patterns of the heart rate were determined in both groups during the antepartum period.