deceleration

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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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