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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OTHER WORDS FROM deceleratede·cel·er·a·tion, nounde·cel·er·a·tor, nounnon·de·cel·er·a·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for decelerate
Their deceleration spiral swept them around the planet, cutting lower into the atmosphere, braking against it.One Man's Poison|Robert Sheckley
Then her blasting discharges subsided to the power necessary to match exactly the Chicago's deceleration.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
Ekstrohm fingered loose the cinches of his deceleration couch.The Planet with No Nightmare|Jim Harmon
Holden was in the pilot house when Edwards began turning on the deceleration tubes.The Moon Destroyers|Monroe K. Ruch
You're the only member we have, who's inside the grounds here, who can stand the acceleration and deceleration.By Earthlight|Bryce Walton