stall

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  • He finally rose and was taken to his stall, after another rest period.
  • The development of this car into a production sports car appeared to stall for two years.
  • A large number of market stalls are also present throughout the town.
  • His mother gives birth to him while working at a fish stall.
  • It most commonly means a building that is divided into separate stalls for individual animals.
  • This is all done quickly, you do not stall on any part.
  • There are food stalls and events such as concert and games every now and then.
  • After work stalled for a number of years the canal company went broke and gave up.
  • The cast member would then make some attempt to stall or stop the execution.
  • Near the lake, there are many food stalls that serve fast food.
  • I got an idea you were just stalling for a rest, that's all. Cited from Roast Beef, Medium, by Edna Ferber
  • And what festival would be complete without row after row of food stalls.
  • Initially the other stalls were run by members of the family but gradually non-family members were added.
  • Such stalls are easily erected or taken down to allow movement to a new market area.
  • It stalled for two more weeks at that position until rising to number one in the following week.
  • The increase in wind speed stalled, but the storm continued to become better organized.
  • It stalled at the position the next week until falling to number five in the following week.
  • Several food stores and a book and magazine stall are also available.
  • He generally works on two books at a time, moving to the other when work on the first stalls.
  • The project have since now stalled until the next election with only the land being cleared.
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Meaning of stall

  • noun A compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
  • noun A booth where articles are displayed for sale
  • noun A malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
    the plane went into a stall and I couldn't control it
  • noun Seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
  • noun A tactic used to mislead or delay
  • verb Come to a stop
    The car stalled in the driveway
  • verb Deliberately delay an event or action
    she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling
  • verb Put into, or keep in, a stall
    Stall the horse
  • verb Experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
  • verb Cause an airplane to go into a stall
  • verb Cause an engine to stop
    The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car