Found 3 items, similar to Stall.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
n 1: a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined
2: small area set off by walls for special use [syn: booth
3: a booth where articles are displayed for sale [syn: stand
4: 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”
5: small individual study area in a library [syn: carrel
6: a tactic used to mislead or delay [syn: stalling
v 1: postpone doing what one should be doing; “He did not want to
write the letter and procrastinated for days”
drag one's feet
, drag one's heels
2: come to a stop; “The car stalled in the driveway”
3: deliberately delay an event or action; “she doesn't want to
write the report, so she is stalling”
4: put into, or keep in, a stall; “Stall the horse”
5: experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
6: cause an airplane to go into a stall
7: cause an engine to stop; “The inexperienced driver kept
stalling the car”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stalled
(st[add]ld); p. pr.
& vb. n. Stalling
.] [Cf. Sw. stalla, Dan. stalde.]
1. To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or
stalls; as, to stall an ox.
Where King Latinus then his oxen stalled. --Dryden.
2. To fatten; as, to stall cattle. [Prov. Eng.]
3. To place in an office with the customary formalities; to
install. [Obs.] --Shak.
4. To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get
on; to set; to fix; as, to stall a cart. --Burton.
His horses had been stalled in the snow. --E. E.
5. To forestall; to anticipate. [Obs.]
This is not to be stall'd by my report. --Massinger.
6. To keep close; to keep secret. [Obs.]
Stall this in your bosom. --Shak.
(st[add]l), n. [OE. stal, AS. steall, stall, a
place, seat, or station, a stable; akin to D. & OHG. stal, G.
& Sw. stall, Icel. stallr, Dan. stald, originally, a standing
place; akin also to G. stelle a place, stellen to place, Gr.
ste`llein to set, place, send, and E. stand. [root]163. See
, and cf. Apostle
, a. & v. i., 1st Stalk
1. A stand; a station; a fixed spot; hence, the stand or
place where a horse or an ox is kept and fed; the division
of a stable, or the compartment, for one horse, ox, or
other animal. “In an oxes stall.”
2. A stable; a place for cattle.
At last he found a stall where oxen stood. --Dryden.
3. A small apartment or shed in which merchandise is exposed
for sale; as, a butcher's stall; a bookstall.
4. A bench or table on which small articles of merchandise
are exposed for sale.
How peddlers' stalls with glittering toys are laid.
5. A seat in the choir of a church, for one of the
officiating clergy. It is inclosed, either wholly or
partially, at the back and sides. The stalls are
frequently very rich, with canopies and elaborate carving.
The dignified clergy, out of humility, have called
their thrones by the names of stalls. --Bp.
Loud the monks sang in their stalls. --Longfellow.
6. In the theater, a seat with arms or otherwise partly
inclosed, as distinguished from the benches, sofas, etc.
7. (Mining) The space left by excavation between pillars. See
Post and stall
, under Post
8. A covering or sheath, as of leather, horn, of iron, for a
finger or thumb; a cot; as, a thumb stall; a finger stall.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, one who reads books at a stall where they are
exposed for sale.
Cries the stall reader, “Bless us! what a word on
A titlepage is this!”
, v. i. [AS. steallian to have room. See Stall
1. To live in, or as in, a stall; to dwell. [Obs.]
We could not stall together
In the whole world. --Shak.
2. To kennel, as dogs. --Johnson.
3. To be set, as in mire or snow; to stick fast.
4. To be tired of eating, as cattle. [Prov. Eng.]