Downshifting?

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Downshifting refers to the shifting of a motor vehicle into a lower gear. All it does it slow you down; you can also come to a complete stop from whatever speed you are in without downshifting by using the brake.
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down·shift
[doun-shift]
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
1.
to shift an automotive transmission or vehicle into a lower gear.
2.
to become less active; slow down: The economy seems to be downshifting.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT)
3.
to shift (an automotive transmission or vehicle) into a lower gear.
NOUN
4.
an act or instance of downshifting.
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