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slow

1. (of trade, etc.) unproductive; slack
2. Photog requiring a relatively long time of exposure to produce a given density
3. Cricket (of a bowler, etc.) delivering the ball slowly, usually with spin
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A couple of months prior, several reports exposed the Cupertino giant for allegedly slowing down older iPhones with naturally degraded batteries.
Some people are annoyed at those who slow down to look at accident sites, but when they reach the spot, they find themselves slowing down too to have a look.
Slowing down a little allows the two hands to work together, not against each other.
It now seems clear from all available evidence that the housing market is slowing down, say analysts.
But the benefit of living in one place, and the potential joy of making real a long-cherished vision so important to me, has created a feeling of being a little more focused towards my life, which manifests in a way of calming that inner voice a little, which translates as slowing down, for me.
Most likely, that will be the rate at which the central bank decides that its policies have reached neutrality, neither stimulating nor slowing down the economy.
But "movement" implies a coherence that proponents of slowing down lack.
It appears to be slowing down but I don't think it's slowing down.
says tighter credit rules in China are slowing down that nation's metal production growth from the double-digit rates of 2002 and 2003, but added that the nation has now joined the family of the world's major consumers of nickel and nickel-bearing scrap.
Partnership manager Ray King said: "Our challenge to drivers who think it's a money-making exercise is to stop the cash flow by simply slowing down.
Despite the boom in steel, one segment that seems to be slowing down a bit is the municipal market, Goldstein says.