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- n. The act or process of decelerating.
- n. The amount by which a speed or velocity decreases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a decrease in velocity. Opposite of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The decrease of velocity: opposed to acceleration.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of decelerating; decreasing the speed
- n. a decrease in rate of change
- n. (physics) a rate of decrease in velocity
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But when gas hits a muzzle brake, the deceleration is violent; it's like slamming the scope into a wall.
In physics the only difference between acceleration and deceleration is a minus sign.
Despite this near-term deceleration we saw further growth from our 40-nm products and are very pleased with the successful launch of our 28-nm FPGAs.
Even with the short-term deceleration in sales due to market conditions, our new stores continue to perform above industry norms on a sales per square foot basis.
Do you think it’s possible that this phenomenon could contribute to the long-term deceleration of weight loss on LC diets?
Also responsible for the deceleration were the other two segments, mining and electricity generation, which posted lower growth as compared to the performance in the same month last year.
A deceleration is a decrease in heart rate followed by a return to the base rate.
We still believe that supply-demand relationship in value proposition for our programs remain strong over the long term and see no evidence that the deceleration is a long-term trend.
The deceleration is the main reason Google is pinching pennies and analysts are trimming their stock price.
The deceleration is the main reason Google is pinching pennies and analysts are trimming their revenue projections, contributing to a sharp decline in the company's stock price.