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stall pronunciación 1
1 a compartment in a cowshed, stable, etc for housing a single animal.
2 a a stand, often with a canopy, that is set up temporarily in a marketplace, bazaar, fête, etc for the purpose of selling goods;
b in compounds stallholder flower stall .
3 (stalls) the seats on the ground floor of a theatre or cinema.
4 an act or condition of a vehicle or its engine having stalled ( verb 1).
5 said of an aircraft: an instance of sudden loss of control of the height it is flying at, caused either by a reduction in its air speed or by an increase in the angle of attack.
6 one of a row of public urinals which are screened off from their neighbours by small partitions.
7 a a church seat with arms, especially one in the choir or chancel;
b a pew without doors.
8 (the stalls) starting stalls.
9 a each of the fingers of a glove;
b a fingerstall.
verb (stalled , stalling )
1 tr & intr
a said of a motor vehicle or its engine: to cut out or make it cut out unintentionally, especially by not using the clutch properly;
b to come, bring or be brought to a standstill Plans for the expansion had stalled .
2 to put (an animal) into a stall.
3 said of an aircraft: to go into a stall ( noun 5) or to make it go into a stall.
4 to stick or to make something stick in snow, mud, etc.
[Anglo-Saxon steall a standing place]

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stall pronunciación 2
verb (stalled , stalling )
1 to delay.
2 intr to do something in order to delay something else; to be evasive Quit stalling and answer the question .
noun an act of stalling; a delaying tactic.
[16c: from obsolete stale , a decoy]

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