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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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.
But, a report by Goldman Sachs, also released in June, predicts that medical cost growth should begin to decelerate in 2003 after eight years of acceleration.
Indirect business tax and nontax accruals continued to decelerate, increasing 5.
Given the trends in the leading indicators, it is likely that electronics production will continue to decelerate and possibly contract in the upcoming months.
9 percent in 2012, saying it was not at all reasonable because that would imply that the economy would decelerate further.
Industry decelerated for the second month in a row and will continue to decelerate through the end of the year.
Purchases are likely to decelerate slightly; evidence from proposed State and local government budgets suggests slight decelerations in expenditures for current operations.
In case of weak credit activity, industrial growth may decelerate significantly.
They have to accelerate and decelerate, they have to jump up and down through each stride," consuming precious energy.