Definition of "Stall" :
noun: a tactic used to mislead or delay
noun: small area set off by walls for special use
noun: small individual study area in a library
noun: a booth where articles are displayed for sale
noun: a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
noun: seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
noun: 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."
verb: deliberately delay an event or action
"She doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling."
verb: come to a stop
"The car stalled in the driveway."
verb: cause an engine to stop
"The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car."
verb: cause an airplane to go into a stall
verb: experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
verb: put into, or keep in, a stall
"Stall the horse."
verb: postpone doing what one should be doing