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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

To reduce speed.

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deceleration

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

A slowing down. Suppose that a particle is moving in a straight line. If the particle is moving in the positive direction, then it experiences a deceleration when the acceleration is...

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deceleration parameter

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 100 words.

A figure that describes the slowing-down of the expansion of the Universe. In a *Friedmann universe, the deceleration

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deceleration parameter

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(q)

A figure that describes the slowing-down of the expansion of the Universe. In a Friedmann universe, the deceleration parameter is simply half the density parameter, Ω. A value...

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deceleration parameter (<i>q</i>)

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 83 words.

A figure that describes the slowing-down of the expansion of the Universe. In a *Friedmann universe, the deceleration

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decelerate

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

To reduce speed.

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decelerate

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 4 words.

To reduce speed.

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decelerate

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 4 words.

To reduce speed.

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deceleration

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 13 words.

The rate of decrease of velocity with time; the opposite of acceleration.

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decelerate

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

is sometimes erroneously remade into ✳deaccelerate, especially in speech.

Current ratio: 357:1

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decelerate

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 201 words.

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