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de•cel•er•ate



Pronunciation: (dē-sel'u-rāt"), [key]
v., -at•ed, -at•ing.


v.t.
1. to decrease the velocity of: He decelerates the bobsled when he nears a curve.
2. to slow the rate of increase of: efforts to decelerate inflation.

v.i.
to slow down: The plane decelerated just before landing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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