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- v. Present participle of slow.
- n. deceleration; slowing down
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lessening of speed; gradually retarded movement; retardation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a decrease in rate of change
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Those past increases appear to have worked in slowing the economy, though other factors continue to point to another round of tightening.
From a year earlier, the economy rose 4.5% in the third quarter, slowing from a 7.2% on-year rise in the second quarter.
Property investment is set to grow 26.8 percent for all of 2010, slowing from a rise of 37.2 percent in the first seven months of the year, according to a report from a top China economic planner.
While some companies have steered clear of the Tea Party-backed Prop 23, which seems to be losing popularity every week, California companies interested in slowing down AB32 and maybe ridding themselves of responsibility for pollution altogether have been quietly funneling money to Prop 26.
Actually, given proper driving behavior, there is NO time where any speed bump or hump installation would ‘assist’ in slowing down vehicles.
The defense layer closed at length, S. carrier fleets has fail in slowing down under her units.
The Dow Jones poll forecasts on average that the dollar will fall just 0.6% against the yuan this quarter, slowing from the 1.7% decline of last month when Beijing accelerated its currency's rise.
He said this would represent a sharp slowing from the second quarter, when the quarterly growth rate reached a nine-year high of 1.2%.
Is it still shocking how HUGE vampires are these days, do you see the Vampire train slowing down anytime soon?
Doubling exports will make a dent, but only a dent, in slowing the rapid growth of our future trade deficits.