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English noun: deceleration

1. deceleration (attribute) a decrease in rate of change


SamplesThe deceleration of the arms race.


Synonymsretardation, slowing


Broader (hypernym)alteration, change, modification


Antonymsacceleration

2. deceleration (time) (physics) a rate of decrease in velocity


Broader (hypernym)rate


Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics


Antonymsacceleration

3. deceleration (act) the act of decelerating; decreasing the speed


SamplesHe initiated deceleration by braking.


Broader (hypernym)hurrying, speed, speeding


Antonymsspeedup, acceleration, quickening









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