- a stand, booth, or compartment for the sale of goods in a market or large covered area；an individual compartment for an animal in a stable or barn, enclosed on three sides.
- (of a motor vehicle or its engine) stop running, typically because of an overload on the engine；(of an aircraft or its pilot) reach a condition where the speed is too low to allow effective operation of the controls.
noun: stall, plural noun: stalls
verb: stall, 3rd person present: stalls, gerund or present participle: stalling, past tense: stalled, past participle: stalled
- 1. a stand, booth, or compartment for the sale of goods in a market or large covered area:
fruit and vegetable stalls
- 2. an individual compartment for an animal in a stable or barn, enclosed on three sides.
- 3. a stable.
- 4. a marked-out parking space for a vehicle:
a parking stall
- 5. a compartment for one person in a shower room, restroom, or similar facility.
- 6. a fixed seat in the choir or chancel of a church, more or less enclosed at the back and sides and often canopied, typically reserved for a particular member of the clergy.
- 7. the seats on the ground floor in a theater:
a stalls seat
- 8. an instance of an engine, vehicle, aircraft, or boat stalling:
speed must be maintained to avoid a stall and loss of control
- 1. (of a motor vehicle or its engine) stop running, typically because of an overload on the engine:
her car stalled at the crossroads
- 2. (of an aircraft or its pilot) reach a condition where the speed is too low to allow effective operation of the controls.
- 3. have insufficient wind power in the sails to give controlled motion.
- 4. cause (an engine, vehicle, aircraft, or boat) to stall.
- 5. stop or cause to stop making progress:
his career had stalled, hers taken off
the government has stalled the much-needed project
- 6. speak or act in a deliberately vague way in order to gain more time to deal with a question or issue; prevaricate:
she was stalling for time
- 7. delay or divert (someone) by stalling:
stall him until I've had time to take a look
- 8. put or keep (an animal) in a stall, especially in order to fatten it:
the horses were stalled at Upper Bolney Farm
STALL 主要兩個解釋 Stall (noun) = a large table or a small shop that is...攤位 We always buy our fresh fruits from a fruit and vegetable stall. 我們經常從水果和蔬菜攤位購買我們的新鮮水果 Never buy uncooked food...
1. stand 與 stall 最主要的區別在於 stand 範圍很小, 大概只是一個人站立的地方大小...的就叫 magazine stand(rack); dress stand(rack), 展示衣物的直立架; 2. 而 stall 通常面積比較大, 例如: bookstall(賣書報雜誌的小攤子), 或是車站內售...
About 50 youths attacked stalls and damaged vehicles, witnesses told Reuters...