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Stall vs. Kiosk

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Stallnoun

(countable) A compartment for a single animal in a stable or cattle shed.

Kiosknoun

A small enclosed structure, often freestanding, open on one side or with a window, used as a booth to sell newspapers, cigarettes, etc.

Stallnoun

A stable; a place for cattle.

Kiosknoun

A similar unattended stand for the automatic dispensing of tickets, etc.

Stallnoun

A bench or table on which small articles of merchandise are exposed for sale.

Kiosknoun

A public telephone booth.

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Stallnoun

(countable) A small open-fronted shop, for example in a market.

Kiosknoun

A Turkish garden pavilion.

Stallnoun

A very small room used for a shower or a toilet.

Kiosknoun

A Turkish open summer house or pavilion, supported by pillars.

Stallnoun

(countable) A seat in a theatre close to and (about) level with the stage; traditionally, a seat with arms, or otherwise partly enclosed, as distinguished from the benches, sofas, etc.

Kiosknoun

A light ornamental structure used as a news stand, band stand, etc.

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Stallnoun

(aeronautics) Loss of lift due to an airfoil's critical angle of attack being exceeded.

Kiosknoun

A small roofed structure, typically located on a sidewalk and sometimes in a parking lot, with one or more open sides, used to vend merchandise, such as newspapers or beverages, or services, such as key duplication or film developing.

Stallnoun

An Heathen altar, typically an indoor one, as contrasted with a more substantial outdoor harrow.

Kiosknoun

small area set off by walls for special use

Stallnoun

A seat in a church, especially one next to the chancel or choir, reserved for church officials and dignitaries.

Kiosk

Historically, a kiosk (from Persian kūshk) was a small garden pavilion open on some or all sides common in Persia, the Indian subcontinent, and in the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century onward. Today, several examples of this type of kiosk still exist in and around the Topkapı Palace in Istanbul, and they can be seen in Balkan countries.

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Stallnoun

A church office that entitles the incumbent to the use of a church stall.

Stallnoun

A sheath to protect the finger.

Stallnoun

(mining) The space left by excavation between pillars.

Stallnoun

(Canadian) A parking stall; a space for a vehicle in a parking lot or parkade.

Stallnoun

An action that is intended to cause or actually causes delay.

‘His encounters with security, reception, the secretary, and the assistant were all stalls until the general manager's attorney arrived.’;

Stallverb

(transitive) To put (an animal, etc.) in a stall.

‘to stall an ox’;

Stallverb

To fatten.

‘to stall cattle’;

Stallverb

(intransitive) To come to a standstill.

Stallverb

(transitive) To cause to stop making progress, to hinder, to slow down, to delay or forestall.

Stallverb

To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix.

‘to stall a cart’;

Stallverb

To stop suddenly.

Stallverb

To cause the engine of a manual-transmission car to stop by going to slowly for the selected gear.

Stallverb

To exceed the critical angle of attack, resulting in total loss of lift.

Stallverb

(obsolete) To live in, or as if in, a stall; to dwell.

Stallverb

(obsolete) To be stuck, as in mire or snow; to stick fast.

Stallverb

(obsolete) To be tired of eating, as cattle.

Stallverb

To place in an office with the customary formalities; to install.

Stallverb

To forestall; to anticipate.

Stallverb

To keep close; to keep secret.

Stallverb

(transitive) To employ delaying tactics against.

‘He stalled the creditors as long as he could.’;

Stallverb

(intransitive) To employ delaying tactics.

‘Soon it became clear that she was stalling to give him time to get away.’;

Stallnoun

A stand; a station; a fixed spot; hence, the stand or place where a horse or an ox is kept and fed; the division of a stable, or the compartment, for one horse, ox, or other animal.

Stallnoun

A stable; a place for cattle.

‘At last he found a stall where oxen stood.’;

Stallnoun

A small apartment or shed in which merchandise is exposed for sale; as, a butcher's stall; a bookstall.

Stallnoun

A bench or table on which small articles of merchandise are exposed for sale.

‘How peddlers' stalls with glittering toys are laid.’;

Stallnoun

A seat in the choir of a church, for one of the officiating clergy. It is inclosed, either wholly or partially, at the back and sides. The stalls are frequently very rich, with canopies and elaborate carving.

‘The dignified clergy, out of humility, have called their thrones by the names of stalls.’; ‘Loud the monks sang in their stalls.’;

Stallnoun

In the theater, a seat with arms or otherwise partly inclosed, as distinguished from the benches, sofas, etc.

Stallnoun

The space left by excavation between pillars. See Post and stall, under Post.

Stallnoun

A covering or sheath, as of leather, horn, of iron, for a finger or thumb; a cot; as, a thumb stall; a finger stall.

‘Cries the stall reader, "Bless us! what a word onA titlepage is this!"’;

Stallverb

To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or stalls; as, to stall an ox.

‘Where King Latinus then his oxen stalled.’;

Stallverb

To fatten; as, to stall cattle.

Stallverb

To place in an office with the customary formalities; to install.

Stallverb

To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix; as, to stall a cart.

‘His horses had been stalled in the snow.’;

Stallverb

To forestall; to anticipate.

‘This is not to be stall'd by my report.’;

Stallverb

To keep close; to keep secret.

‘Stall this in your bosom.’;

Stallverb

To live in, or as in, a stall; to dwell.

‘We could not stall togetherIn the whole world.’;

Stallverb

To kennel, as dogs.

Stallverb

To be set, as in mire or snow; to stick fast.

Stallverb

To be tired of eating, as cattle.

Stallnoun

a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed

Stallnoun

small area set off by walls for special use

Stallnoun

a booth where articles are displayed for sale

Stallnoun

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’;

Stallnoun

small individual study area in a library

Stallnoun

a tactic used to mislead or delay

Stallverb

postpone doing what one should be doing;

‘He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days’;

Stallverb

come to a stop;

‘The car stalled in the driveway’;

Stallverb

deliberately delay an event or action;

‘she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling’;

Stallverb

put into, or keep in, a stall;

‘Stall the horse’;

Stallverb

experience a stall in flight, of airplanes

Stallverb

cause an airplane to go into a stall

Stallverb

cause an engine to stop;

‘The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car’;

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