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Overview of noun stalls

The noun stalls has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. stable, stalls, horse barn

(a farm building for housing horses or other livestock)


Overview of noun stall

The noun stall has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (10) stall

(a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed)

2. (3) booth, cubicle, stall, kiosk

(small area set off by walls for special use)

3. (2) stall, stand, sales booth

(a booth where articles are displayed for sale)

4. stall

(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. stall

(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)


Overview of verb stall

The verb stall has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) 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. (1) stall, conk

(come to a stop; "The car stalled in the driveway")

3. (1) stall

(deliberately delay an event or action; "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling")

4. stall

(put into, or keep in, a stall; "Stall the horse")

5. stall

(experience a stall in flight, of airplanes)

6. stall

(cause an airplane to go into a stall)

7. stall

(cause an engine to stop; "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car")

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