deceleration definition

  • noun:
    • The work or means of decelerating.
    • The amount in which a speed or velocity decreases (so a scalar amount or a vector amount).
    • a decrease in velocity. Opposite of speed
    • The decrease of velocity: opposed to speed.
    • the act of decelerating; reducing the speed
    • a decrease in rate of change
    • (physics) a rate of decline in velocity

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