verb (used with object), de·cel·er·at·ed, de·cel·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), de·cel·er·at·ed, de·cel·er·at·ing.
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It also takes more energy to accelerate or decelerate a heavier tire.Everything You Need to Know About All-Terrain Tires|Wes Siler|April 6, 2021|Outside Online
But by the early 1980s, Gallant's fast-paced life began to decelerate.
Arcot accelerated toward the planet for two hours, then began to decelerate.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
If anything of the right size shows up, decelerate until we can get mass and albedo measurements.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet|Harold Leland Goodwin
Every so often comes the impression we are falling head-first; the colonel using ship's drive to decelerate the whole system.The Lost Kafoozalum|Pauline Ashwell
Its motor is designed to decelerate that mass by 1,075 mph in order to allow it to assume a descending orbit.Far from Home|J.A. Taylor
They went in fast, using her gravity to help them curve into a forced orbit as they strained to decelerate.Tulan|Carroll Mather Capps