- to put (an aircraft) into a stall.
- to lose control of or crash (an aircraft) from so doing.
Origin of stall1
OTHER WORDS FROM stallstall-like, adjective
Words nearby stall
Other definitions for stall (2 of 2)
Origin of stall2
How to use stall in a sentence
The 28-year-old Saudi pilot had no idea her friend planned to practice stalls that day during her first flight on such a plane.
I paid for a draft of red ale and walked to a corner a few meters removed from the food stalls, to the left of a vacated bandstand.
These event-specific behaviors might help explain why Weed found clusters associated with farmers’ markets, where people crowd around the stalls, but not with people just hanging out in the park.What A Summer Of COVID-19 Taught Scientists About Indoor vs. Outdoor Transmission|Maggie Koerth (firstname.lastname@example.org)|October 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The prospect of professionals wandering through an endless sea of sponsorship stalls in search of a business solution is wildly far-fetched.B2B events were broken before the pandemic, their online reinvention is creating positive change|Hubspot|September 20, 2020|Digiday
You can save space in a bathroom by eschewing a tub in favor of a stall shower.
Specifically, the pilots got themselves into a high altitude stall, where the wings lose the capacity to provide lift.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One report has the AirAsia Airbus flying at a speed very close to what would trigger a low speed stall.
He was waiting for the man to exit the neighboring stall, feeling ever more riled, when he decided to kick the door down.Exclusive: ‘X-Men’ Sex Abuse Lawyer Says He Was Assaulted, Too|Tim Teeman|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Oregon, public restrooms can only be so public; two people must never use the same stall.Our Dumb Puritan Laws: Sex Bans and Illegal Adultery|Kevin Bleyer|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there are deep suspicions in Kiev that the Russians only went to Geneva to stall threatened Western economic sanctions.Ukraine Foreign Minister Speaks of Mistrust—and a Truce|Jamie Dettmer|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Herein he found an empty stall that was dark enough not to be seen, and still afforded sufficient light to read in.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Like the cobbler's stall in the old song, it served the present occupants for "kitchen and parlour and all."The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Some shelves had been put up along one side of the stall, and they were piled with a lot of grimy-looking books.
Crash went the collection of literature, and Welcome fell back on the floor of the stall, half-covered by a deluge of books.
If we go to the book-stall keepers we shall certainly find that he is dead, or has set his house on fire, or run away.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for stall (1 of 2)
- a compartment in a stable or shed for confining or feeding a single animal
- another name for stable 1 (def. 1)
- one of a row of seats, usually divided from the others by armrests or a small screen, for the use of the choir or clergy
- a pen
- a seat in a theatre or cinema that resembles a chair, usually fixed to the floor
- (plural) the area of seats on the ground floor of a theatre or cinema nearest to the stage or screen