"stalls" in the noun sense
a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
2. booth, cubicle, stall, kiosk
small area set off by walls for special use
3. stall, stand, sales booth
a booth where articles are displayed for sale
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"
seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
6. carrel, carrell, cubicle, stall
small individual study area in a library
7. stall, stalling
a tactic used to mislead or delay
"stalls" in the verb sense
1. procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydally
postpone doing what one should be doing
"He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
2. stall, conk
come to a stop
"The car stalled in the driveway"
deliberately delay an event or action
"she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
put into, or keep in, a stall
"Stall the horse"
experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
cause an airplane to go into a stall
cause an engine to stop
"The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"
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