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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device that slows an object down.

Usage examples (25)
  • Verb (used with object) : He decelerates the bobsled when he nears a curve. ,efforts to decelerate inflation
  • Verb (used without object) : The plane decelerated just before landing
  • The upshot, says Smith: "Gold is a growth decelerator."
  • RANDI KAYE, CNN CORRESPONDENT: They call it the graduated electronic decelerator the GED. for more
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