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- (countable) A stall is a small room or area, usually for one person, animal, etc.
- I stepped into a shower stall and turned on the cold water.
- The market stalls in the main towns were filled with fresh fruits and vegetables.
- A very small horse stretches his head over his stall door to see us.
- (countable) A stall is when something flying loses lift because it is not moving at a good angle to the air.
- The airplane went into a stall and started dropping.
- (transitive & intransitive) If something stalls, it stops improving or progressing.
- Talks between Israel and the Palestinians have stalled.
- (transitive & intransitive) If an engine or vehicle stalls, it stops working because there is too much load and not enough fuel.
- The truck was stalled in the middle of the street.
- (transitive & intransitive) If you stall, you purposefully slow things down or make people wait because you're not ready.
- "Can you tell me again?" she said, stalling for time.