Medical Dictionary

decelerate

verb de·cel·er·ate \(ˈ)dē-ˈsel-ə-ˌrāt\
de·cel·er·at·edde·cel·er·at·ing

Medical Definition of DECELERATE

transitive verb
:  to reduce the speed of :  slow down
intransitive verb
:  to move at decreasing speed
de·cel·er·a·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌsel-ə-ˈrā-shən\ noun
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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