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Noun: slowing  slow-ing
  1. A decrease in rate of change
    "the slowing of the arms race";
    - deceleration, retardation
Verb: slow  slow
  1. Lose velocity; move more slowly
    "The car slowed";
    - decelerate, slow down, slow up, retard
     
  2. Become slow or slower
    "Production slowed";
    - slow down, slow up, slack, slacken
     
  3. Cause to proceed more slowly
    "The illness slowed him down";
    - slow down, slow up

Derived forms: slowings

Type of: alteration, change, decrease, diminish, fall, lessen, modification, weaken

Encyclopedia: Slowing

Slow, It Goes