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    stall - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stall

    Definition
    (noun) a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed Definition
    (noun) small area set off by walls for special use
    Synonyms : booth , cubicle , kiosk
    Definition
    (noun) a booth where articles are displayed for sale
    Synonyms : sales booth , stand
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (noun) seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater Definition
    (noun) small individual study area in a library
    Synonyms : carrel , carrell , cubicle
    Definition
    (noun) a tactic used to mislead or delay
    Synonyms : stalling
    Definition
    (verb) postpone doing what one should be doing
    Example Sentence
    • He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days
    Definition
    (verb) come to a stop
    Synonyms : conk
    Example Sentence
    • The car stalled in the driveway
    Definition
    (verb) deliberately delay an event or action
    Example Sentence
    • she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling
    Definition
    (verb) put into, or keep in, a stall
    Example Sentence
    • Stall the horse
    Definition
    (verb) experience a stall in flight, of airplanes Definition
    (verb) cause an airplane to go into a stall Definition
    (verb) cause an engine to stop
    Example Sentence
    • The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car
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