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Meaning of DECELERATION

Pronunciation:  dus`elur'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a decrease in speed; "the deceleration of the arms race"
 

DECELERATION is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: retardation, slowing
 
 Antonyms: acceleration
 
 See Also: fastness, speed, swiftness

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arrest, arrestation, catabasis, check, collapse, constraint, control, cooling, cooling down, cooling off, crash, curb, curtailment, declension, decline, decline and fall, decrescendo, delay, detention, diminuendo, dive, downtrend, downturn, drag, drop, dwindling, ease-off, ease-up, ebb, fall, flagging, hindrance, holdup, inhibition, injunction, interdict, lag, lapse, legal restraint, letdown, letup, minus acceleration, monopoly, obstruction, plunge, prohibition, protection, protectionism, protective tariff, rationing, rein, remission, restraint, restraint of trade, retardation, retardment, retreat, retrenchment, self-control, setback, slackening, slack-up, slowdown, slowing, slowing down, slowup, slump, subsidence, tariff wall, thought control, wane
 

 

 

 

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