Slowdown



noun
1.
a slowing down or delay in progress, action, etc.
2.
a deliberate slowing of pace by workers to win demands from their employers.
3.
Sports. 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.
noun
1.
the usual US and Canadian word for go-slow
2.
any slackening of pace

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