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- v. decelerate
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. reduce the speed of
- v. cause to proceed more slowly
- v. become slow or slower
- v. lose velocity; move more slowly
- v. become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Other controls of attention slow down our thinking so we canplan and complete tasks competently and efficiently.
As if pretending to be married would make this less confusing .... are we supposed to believe that Miss Robinson is the father of her child also? slow down now! first off, are we supposed to believe your name is actually Miguel?
Almost a week into December and the weather warmed a little; Shortland ordered the two big slavers to slow down and let Friendship catch up.
Toxins slow down the time it takes for you to feel full this is called the satiety response time.
Pickets were stationed outside the ramparts to warn of attack and to slow down the enemy.
Polydamus first gave him a letter from the king reporting on his ambitious war plans in the east, to which Parmenion commented that Alexander ought to slow down after already achieving so many conquests.
In reality, of course, June is the month when things slow down and people start taking vacations, but the dean and the communist history department are used to the twisted truth.
The Panther that Rickelton had taxied was one of those pushed over the side in an effort to slow down the fire.
QWERTY was invented by Christopher Latham Sholes, who designed this keyboard to slow down typists.
Homophily can therefore act to slow down the rate of diffusion in a system.