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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.
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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
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[ˌdiːsɛləˈreɪʃən] n
[car] → décélération f
[inflation, growth] → décélération f
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n (of car, train)Langsamerwerden nt; (by driver) → Herabsetzung fder Geschwindigkeit; (of production)Verlangsamung f
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[ˈdiːˌsɛləˈreɪʃn] ndecelerazione f
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(diːˈseləreit) verb
to slow down, especially in a car etc. You must decelerate before a crossroads.
deˌceleˈration noun
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n. desaceleración, disminución de la velocidad tal como en la frecuencia cardíaca.
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