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  • n  a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
  • n  a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
  • n  small area set off by walls for special use
  • n  a booth where articles are displayed for sale
  • n  a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge
  • n  seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
  • n  small individual study area in a library
  • n  a tactic used to mislead or delay
  • v  postpone doing what one should be doing
  • v  come to a stop
  • v  deliberately delay an event or action
  • v  put into, or keep in, a stall
  • v  experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
  • v  cause an airplane to go into a stall
  • v  cause an engine to stop

  • Residents of Kuala Lumpur, both rich and poor, used to congregate by the thou sands each night around long rows of food stalls throughout the city.
  • At stake was the overlordship of Melbourne's bustling, 16-acre Victoria Market, beneath whose iron-roofed sheds are crowded the stalls of 800 produce growers and 200 agents.
  • Their vending stalls provide handy platforms for picking up information or passing propaganda and military messages.
News & Articles

  • Wheeler fortune: Zack spins gem in MLB debut
    As Matt Harvey completed his final work assignment of the day, debriefing around two dozen media members -- a larger-than-normal contingent -- following his afternoon start, Zack Wheeler sat quietly five locker stalls away. If the crush of clubhouse visitors bothered him, he did not show it, leaning back in his chair and thumbing through a cell phone.
    June 19, 2013 - Major League Baseball
  • Why David Herro still likes Japan
    The noted contrarian investor and long-time manager of the Oakmark International Fund explains why he's still bullish even as the country's stock rally stalls out.
    June 18, 2013 - CNN Money
  • Two La Crosse parking ramps badly in need of repair
    Some parking stalls have actually been closed because of the damage.
    June 18, 2013 - WKBT La Crosse
Quotes

  • Holly Benson in Washington Post
    When you walk in the front door of the bathroom, and you walk into the alcove, before you get to the stalls, there will be a swinging door that will be labeled men or women as appropriate,said Holly Benson, secretary for the Department of...
  • Julio José Iglesias in San Jose Mercury News
    The whole experience was amazing, especially trying to lasso horses and clean out horse stalls at Gretchen Wilson's house,Iglesias said of the show, which was hosted by John Rich of the duo Big & Rich.
  • Tom Harkin in Forbes
    We are seeing a pattern in the Republican leadership - while the administration threatens a veto, congressional leadership stalls,Harkin said. "This must end, and if it doesn't end this week, then we will revisit it when we come back next...

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