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Stall vs. Kiosk

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  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

    A stable; a place for cattle.

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

    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.

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

    A sheath to protect the finger.

  • Stall (noun)

    The space left by excavation between pillars.

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

    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."

  • Stall (verb)

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

    "to stall an ox"

  • Stall (verb)

    To fatten.

    "to stall cattle"

  • Stall (verb)

    To come to a standstill.

  • Stall (verb)

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

  • Stall (verb)

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

    "to stall a cart"

  • Stall (verb)

    To stop suddenly.

  • Stall (verb)

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

  • Stall (verb)

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

  • Stall (verb)

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

  • Stall (verb)

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

  • Stall (verb)

    To be tired of eating, as cattle.

  • Stall (verb)

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

  • Stall (verb)

    To forestall; to anticipate.

  • Stall (verb)

    To keep close; to keep secret.

  • Stall (verb)

    To employ delaying tactics against.

    "He stalled the creditors as long as he could."

  • Stall (verb)

    To employ delaying tactics.

    "Soon it became clear that she was stalling to give him time to get away."

  • Kiosk (noun)

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

  • Kiosk (noun)

    A similar dispensing of tickets, etc.

  • Kiosk (noun)

    A public telephone booth.

  • Kiosk (noun)

    A Turkish garden pavilion.

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  • Stall (noun)

    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.

  • Stall (noun)

    A stable; a place for cattle.

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

    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.

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall

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

  • Stall

    To fatten; as, to stall cattle.

  • Stall

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

  • Stall

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

  • Stall

    To forestall; to anticipate.

  • Stall

    To keep close; to keep secret.

  • Stall (verb)

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

  • Stall (verb)

    To kennel, as dogs.

  • Stall (verb)

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

  • Stall (verb)

    To be tired of eating, as cattle.

  • Kiosk (noun)

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

  • Kiosk (noun)

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

  • Kiosk (noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Stall (noun)

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

  • Stall (noun)

    small area set off by walls for special use

  • Stall (noun)

    a booth where articles are displayed for sale

  • Stall (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"

  • Stall (noun)

    small individual study area in a library

  • Stall (noun)

    a tactic used to mislead or delay

  • Stall (verb)

    postpone doing what one should be doing;

    "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"

  • Stall (verb)

    come to a stop;

    "The car stalled in the driveway"

  • Stall (verb)

    deliberately delay an event or action;

    "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"

  • Stall (verb)

    put into, or keep in, a stall;

    "Stall the horse"

  • Stall (verb)

    experience a stall in flight, of airplanes

  • Stall (verb)

    cause an airplane to go into a stall

  • Stall (verb)

    cause an engine to stop;

    "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"

  • Kiosk (noun)

    small area set off by walls for special use

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