What Is the Definition of Decelerate?

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The term decelerate refers to the act of slowing or reducing the speed of a vehicle, machine or a process. When you decelerate, you make the machine move at a slow speed. It has the same meaning as slow down or slackens. This word is the opposite form of accelerate.
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The definition of acceleration is actually any change in speed, so deceleration is not the right word.
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Decelerate:1:lose velocity; move more slowly; 2:reduce the speed
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Acceleration is the change of velocity with respect to time. The negative acceleration of a moving body is called deceleration. If the velocity of the body decreases with respect
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de·cel·er·ate
[dee-sel-uh-reyt]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [DE·CEL·ER·AT·ED, DE·CEL·ER·AT·ING.]
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.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [DE·CEL·ER·AT·ED, DE·CEL·ER·AT·ING.]
3.
to slow down: The plane decelerated just before landing.
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