[ UK /stˈɔːl/ ]
[ US /ˈstɔɫ/ ]
  1. cause an engine to stop
    The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car
  2. put into, or keep in, a stall
    Stall the horse
  3. cause an airplane to go into a stall
  4. postpone doing what one should be doing
    He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days
  5. come to a stop
    The car stalled in the driveway
  6. deliberately delay an event or action
    she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling
  7. experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
  1. small individual study area in a library
  2. 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
  3. a tactic used to mislead or delay
  4. a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
  5. seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
  6. a booth where articles are displayed for sale
  7. small area set off by walls for special use
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use stall In A Sentence

  • One can't simply install the operating system on an existing machine, pop in a couple of peripherals and go.
  • However today my race was really over when I stalled the car at the start and had to begin my race from the pit lane.
  • Innovations in touchless technology have made it possible to install an automatic flusher without ripping out existing fixtures.
  • Solutia Inc is one of the world's leading providers of glass interlayers for laminated glass installations.
  • I have downloaded MCU 8051. tar from sourceforge. i extracted the folder. i don't know how to install it in ubuntu, Can anyone who are using MCU 8051 help in installing it in Ubuntu
  • After the counter is installed on top of the cabinet, the wood strip is attached to the front edge of the counter using glue and small, air-driven brads.
  • They brought in an outside specialist to install the computer system.
  • The unit installs at the transom and emits sonar beams that ‘look’ out to 240 feet on either side of the boat.
  • He appeared periodically in the villages with his eight donkeys, or neddies as he called them, with jingling bells on their headstalls and their burdens of two sacks of small coal on each. A Shepherd's Life Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs
  • The bold provisionality and elegant openness of Merz's installations, as well as his own freewheeling personal presence and oracular writings, helped make him the most widely recognized of all the Arte Povera artists.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy