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deceleration

[dē‚sel·ə′rā·shən]
(mechanics)
The rate of decrease of speed of a motion.
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When inflation goes up, growth decelerates and unemployment stays high.
Moreover, the Chinese economy will continue to decelerate in 2016, further dampening the commodity market and as a result hurting commodity exporters.
"We expect the inflation rate to decelerate in 2012, on one hand due to the deflationary pressures on raw materials' prices caused by the decline in economic activity levels in developed countries, and on the other hand due to the higher comparative basis," explained Paabut.
The 'i-ELOOP' efficiently converts a vehicle's kinetic energy into electricity as it decelerates, and uses the electricity to power the vehicle's climate control, audio system, and other electrical components.
'i-ELOOP' efficiently converts the vehicle's kinetic energy into electricity as it decelerates, and uses the electricity to power the climate control, audio system and numerous other electrical components.
EL SEGUNDO, CA -- Global mobile-phone unit production growth will decelerate to 4.9% growth in 2006, rising to 850 million units, up from 810 million in 2005.
A RELIABLE family car suddenly developed a tendency to decelerate, leading to the discovery that it had been driven for years with pounds 20,000 worth of cocaine stashed in the petrol tank.
Make yourself decelerate before cutting, and focus on "soft landing" (toe-to-heel rocking with bent knees).
Features include light-weight high-speed axis that allows the laser cutting head to accelerate and decelerate faster, and software that automatically evaluates the geometry of each part.
"And for most of the hedge funds, that's good enough." Still, he said, though we're in a period where rates are beginning to decelerate, "the good news continues to come out from the insurance industry." He reported that on the eve of the two-day conference Safeco reported "a blowout quarter," setting up a near-term outlook he called "quite positive in terms of earnings and potential book value growth.'
THE growth in returns from property investment continued to decelerate last year, according to a new set of figures.
Among the various insulation materials, foamed plastics are projected to enjoy the best growth prospects through 2006, although even for these materials, gains will decelerate from the 1992-2001 period.