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Synonyms for stall

Synonyms for stall

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

to cause to be later or slower than expected or desired

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

a booth where articles are displayed for sale

a malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which there is a sudden loss of lift that results in a downward plunge

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small individual study area in a library

a tactic used to mislead or delay

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come to a stop

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deliberately delay an event or action

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put into, or keep in, a stall

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experience a stall in flight, of airplanes

cause an airplane to go into a stall

cause an engine to stop

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1400, is found on the choir stalls in Germany's Erfurt Cathedral.
Particularly interesting is the discussion of heraldic devices in choir stalls, the presence of which suggests that the people who commissioned or occupied the stalls paid close attention to the details of decoration.
The choir stalls seats have just been released for Jose Carreras in Concert so fans are encouraged to act immediately to secure their seats.
In some cases, the spaces are animated and transformed into stage sets inhabited by dismantled altarpieces, choir stalls or elaborately carved ceilings detached from their original settings.
The reredos and flanking panelling had been installed in 1911 and was a scholarly and appropriate classical design by the distinguished Arts and Crafts architect Detmar Blow, while the panelling between this and the choir stalls dated from 1678-79 and was the work of Cornelius Austin, who was also responsible for the present canopies above the Tudor stalls.
John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota, the monks filed in and took their places in the choir stalls around the altar.
As in the Anglican tradition, they are attired in cassocks and starched collars; at procession's end, they sit in choir stalls flanking the chancel.
How well I remember sitting there in the choir stalls at Evensong during those months, gazing away at my beloved 0.
As the chapel of the Order of the Garter - Britain's most senior order of chivalry - knights' and ladies' banners hang above the choir stalls when they attend a special service with the Queen there every June.
Tales from Old Testament and New, scenes of the Last Judgement, or lives of saints were painted in frescoes on the inner walls, carved on stone doors and columns or wooden choir stalls, retold in stained-glass windows.
45] D'Estouteville's own contribution of lavishly carved choir stalls to Rouen bears witness, as we shall see, to the same artistic impulse.
Other items - ancient ceilings, doorways, choir stalls and individual artworks of every type - he voraciously sought out and secured through art dealers.
The design featured an imposing exterior, centre aisle, a chancel raised from the nave by steps with choir stalls either side and an organ chamber behind each side of the choir.
Further down the sloping roadway on the left is the impressive frontage of the Assembly Rooms, built in 1774, before we reach St John's Church on the corner of Grainger Street which houses a memorial to Richard Grainger and choir stalls with the distinctive wooden mice denoting the craftsmanship of Robert "ompson.