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deceleration

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /dɪˌsɛləˈɹeɪʃən/, SAMPA: /dI%sEl@"reIS@n/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn i dont get it neather

Noun

deceleration (countable and uncountable; plural decelerations)

  1. (uncountable) The act or process of decelerating.
    The rocket is now in deceleration.
  2. (countable) The amount by which a speed or velocity decreases (and so a scalar quantity or a vector quantity).
    The brakes produce a deceleration of 10 metres per second per second.

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