Learn how to say Stalled correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word stall:
1a stand, booth, or compartment for the sale of goods in a market or large covered area:
fruit and vegetable stalls
2an individual compartment for an animal in a stable or cowshed, enclosed on three sides.
a stable or cowshed.
North American a marked-out parking space for a vehicle:
a parking stall
(also starting stall) a cage-like compartment in which a horse is held immediately prior to the start of a race.
a compartment for one person in a set of toilets, shower cubicles, etc..
3a fixed seat in the choir or chancel of a church, enclosed at the back and sides and often canopied, typically reserved for a particular member of the clergy.
4 (stalls) British the seats on the ground floor in a theatre:
a stalls seat
5an instance of an engine, vehicle, aircraft, or boat stalling:
speed must be maintained to avoid a stall and loss of control
1 [no object] (of a motor vehicle or its engine) stop running, typically because of an overload on the engine:
her car stalled at the crossroads
(of an aircraft) stop flying and begin to fall because the speed is too low or the angle of attack too large to maintain adequate lift.
Sailing have insufficient wind power in the sails to give controlled motion.
[with object] cause to stall.
2stop or cause to stop making progress:
his career had stalled, hers taken off
the government has stalled the much-needed project
3 [no object] speak or act in a deliberately vague way in order to gain more time to deal with something; prevaricate:
she was stalling for time
[with object] delay or divert (someone) by prevarication:
stall him until I’ve had time to take a look
4 [with object] put or keep (an animal) in a stall, especially in order to fatten it:
the horses were stalled at Upper Bolney Farm
set out one’s stall
British display or assert one’s abilities or position:
he has set out his stall as a strong supporter of free trade
Old English steall ‘stable or cattle shed’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch stal, also to stand. Early senses of the verb included ‘reside, dwell’ and ‘bring to a halt’