slowdown: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (slō'doun"), [key]
- a slowing down or delay in progress, action, etc.
- a deliberate slowing of pace by workers to win demands from their employers.
- a holding or passing tactic by a team to retain possession of the ball, puck, etc., or use up a maximal amount of time, as to safeguard a lead or thwart a high-scoring opponent.
- slowdown (Thesaurus)