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stall

stall - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stall

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(noun) a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
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(noun) small area set off by walls for special use
Synonyms : booth , cubicle , kiosk

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(noun) a booth where articles are displayed for sale
Synonyms : sales booth , stand

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(noun) a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
Example Sentence
  • the plane went into a stall and I couldn't control it

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(noun) seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
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(noun) small individual study area in a library
Synonyms : carrel , carrell , cubicle

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(noun) a tactic used to mislead or delay
Synonyms : stalling

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(verb) postpone doing what one should be doing
Example Sentence
  • He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days

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(verb) come to a stop
Synonyms : conk
Example Sentence
  • The car stalled in the driveway

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(verb) deliberately delay an event or action
Example Sentence
  • she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling

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(verb) put into, or keep in, a stall
Example Sentence
  • Stall the horse

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(verb) experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
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(verb) cause an airplane to go into a stall
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(verb) cause an engine to stop
Example Sentence
  • The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car

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