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Meaning of stall

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined
           and fed
      2: small area set off by walls for special use [syn: {booth},
         {cubicle}, {stall}, {kiosk}]
      3: a booth where articles are displayed for sale [syn: {stall},
         {stand}, {sales booth}]
      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: seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
      6: small individual study area in a library [syn: {carrel},
         {carrell}, {cubicle}, {stall}]
      7: a tactic used to mislead or delay [syn: {stall}, {stalling}]
      v 1: postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want
           to write the letter and procrastinated for days" [syn:
           {procrastinate}, {stall}, {drag one's feet}, {drag one's
           heels}, {shillyshally}, {dilly-dally}, {dillydally}]
      2: come to a stop; "The car stalled in the driveway" [syn:
         {stall}, {conk}]
      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"

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