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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This figure shows that the deceleration is faster than the measured data at the early deceleration stage, but the subsequent deceleration stage is slower than the measured data.
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Around midnight, there were noted early decelerations with minimal to moderate variability.