deceleration

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deceleration

[dē‚sel·ə′rā·shən]
(mechanics)
The rate of decrease of speed of a motion.
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Moreover, the Chinese economy will continue to decelerate in 2016, further dampening the commodity market and as a result hurting commodity exporters.
They use an electric motor or alternator to generate electricity as the vehicle decelerates, thereby recovering a portion of the vehicle's kinetic energy.
Mazda examined automobile accelerating and decelerating mechanisms, and developed a highly efficient regenerative braking system that rapidly recovers a large amount of electricity every time the vehicle decelerates.
Prices have gone up substantially and they're starting to decelerate to the point that everyone's saying, maybe it's over right now.
Like the actuator, the shortened cable pulls the cargo toward the parachutes and decelerates the load to 8 feet per second.
Precise linear electric drives coordinate each pair of pistons so that one piston accelerates while the other decelerates, providing a constant total output.
Indeed, this is our base case, that the Fed, during 2007 will eventually start to lower interest rates as growth in the overall economy decelerates.
It decelerates faster than you [could] in your car in a panic stop," he says.
Nevertheless, such strong growth - unless it decelerates soon - could push the nation's unemployment rate toward 4.