Translation of stall in Spanish:

stall

puesto, n.

Pronunciation /stɔl//stɔːl/

noun

  • 1

    (in market)
    puesto masculine
    tenderete masculine
    • But even now the stores include counters based on market stalls, selling fruit, bread and more Morrison-made pies and sausages.
    • He had found work in the local market filling the stall and selling vegetables.
    • The ambassador was saluted on her way, and she even stopped to buy some fruits from a market stall.
    • It was market day and the stalls stood in rows with local people in colourful ethnic clothes squeezing together in throngs, full of happiness.
    • Dawn's parents Doreen and Raymond Stewart have run a jewellery stall on the Monday market for 16 years and their only daughter followed them into the business.
    • To compensate for the weather which dries the skin and chaps the lips, there are goodies in the form of freshly grilled kababs in the stalls around Russel Market and elsewhere.
    • Roadsides are full of market stalls with fruit, vegetables, meat and other items.
    • One of the culinary favourites here is asparagus and some of the stalls in the vegetable market were piled high with this succulent delicacy.
    • Tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of stones will be on view at rickety little tables and stalls in the market, and in most cases the stones are genuine.
    • Suwarni sells friend banana to market stalls, her husband sells coconuts.
    • Allen Booth has run his fish stall on the town market for nearly 50 years.
    • Around the central area will be a selection of market stalls, lawn areas, sports activity zones and play areas.
    • In fact, you don't even have to leave Bangkok to be entertained and amazed by the variety of restaurants, food stalls and markets on display.
    • You'd expect to see a lot of market stalls, but there weren't many this year, and the street vendors were mainly selling food.
    • However, it is very difficult to eat badly in Taipei, and dozens of fine restaurants and market stalls are within an easy walk.
    • Traders at Moreton market abandoned their stalls as crowds of shoppers rushed for cover and flood water rushed down the High Street.
    • The charity, which relies heavily on donations from tourists, has a stall at Fethiye market every Tuesday with further information and photographs of their work.
    • People think buying copies is a victimless crime, but the idea that they are ‘just’ being sold by a couple of guys at a market stall or car-boot sale is misleading.
    • There are a number of sweet snacks on sale at market and roadside stalls; puff-puff are a sort of doughnut and chin-chin are crispy morsels of sweetened dough.
    • An article in another paper wrote about the sale of fireworks from a stall in a flea market in Port of Spain.
  • 2stalls plural

    • 2.1British (in theater, movie house)

      platea feminine
      patio de butacas masculine
      luneta feminine Mexico Colombia
      • I remember crying in the back stalls when Storm Boy lost gallant Mr Percival.
      • The action is seen as it would be from a good seat in the theatre stalls.
      • In my own case, I usually purchase seats in the stalls for six adults and five children costing in the region of £100.
      • A new grid above the front stalls allows objects to be flown over the first three rows.
      • All the world may well be a stage, but you still expect to find newspaper theatre critics in the stalls rather than treading the boards.
      • From the moment Walter van Dyk started from the back of the stalls to sing the opening of The Threepenny Opera, I felt a frisson which lasted to the end of the evening.
      • I was being taken to the stalls and given one of the best seats in the place.
      • He then left the row behind us and returned to his seat somewhere towards the back of the stalls.
      • It is a measure of this play's success that the call resounds; the wooden courtroom roof arches high above the stalls, and up into the shadows of the audience.
      • Seated halfway back in the stalls, I thought the harpsichord sounded distractingly amplified.
      • Some feel that 20 for a seat in the stalls is a bit steep.
      • Outside, the touts are charging £90 for a seat in the stalls, with no shortage of takers.
      • One evening she had sat in the Tsar's Box, not in the regular management seats in the stalls.
      • For performances on December 21 to 24, the stalls and dress circle are almost sold out, but grand circle seats are available.
      • As it happens, there was a ticket mix-up and during the break we were moved from circle seats down to the stalls.

    • 2.2(in church)

      the choir stalls la sillería del coro

  • 3

    (in stable)
    compartimiento masculine
    • After the barn was raised, I built a cowshed and horse stall on the east side.
    • This configuration recalls the form of traditional livestock barns with a center walkway and animal stalls to each side.
    • Sighing, the girl entered the stables and walked down the rows of stalls, greeting each individual horse by name.
    • There must have been at least forty stalls in the huge stable, and the loft above had rolled stacks of hay.
    • The animals were confined to drylot paddocks and fed the assigned concentrate in individual feeding stalls.
    • From inside I could hear the animals shifting in their stalls, ready to be set free for the day.
    • The 18 free stalls used were divided into six sets, excluding both stalls at each end of the row.
    • There stood eight stalls in the stable, six of which contained animals.
    • Farrowing rate for sows in individual stalls was equal to or superior to sows in other systems.
    • Bales of hay were piled everywhere, and relatively crude stalls housed various farming animals, from horses to pigs.
    • I grinned at him, took Viento's reins, and led him out of his stall, across the stables.
    • Once clinically stable, each animal was returned to its stall.
    • Cate put Midnight back in his stall in the stable, then slipped back into the manor, concealing her riding clothing in the back of her wardrobe.
    • Circulating or urinary cortisol concentrations were similar when sows were housed in stalls or groups with three to six pigs per pen.
    • Inside the milking parlor, Lifeline milker Clint Weidkamp coaxes a new heifer into the first of four stalls.
    • Sows housed in pens and stalls had similar mean values across all measures with each analysis that was used.
    • The use of specialized animal stalls and tethers is accepted as a science-based industry standard of management.
    • Because of individual horse stalls, manual cleaning with a fork or shovel and wheelbarrow, tractor loader, or trailer is common.
    • A copper and an odd crimson brown stallion occupied two stalls on the far end, and three mares were stabled a few stalls down from Asa and across the row.
    • In contrast to moving from outdoors to neck tethers, moving from outdoors to indoor gestation pens or stalls did not inhibit litter size.
  • 4

    Aviation
    pérdida de sustentación feminine
    the plane went into a stall el avión entró en pérdida
    • You'll have more precise control of the plane and can use things like engine stalls to your advantage.
    • We also know that once we break the stall, the ailerons are our best roll mechanism.
    • He pulled up into a stall, kicked it into a left hand spin and I started to count.
    • My instructor told me to go fly it by myself out in the practice area to get the feel of the aircraft: Do some stalls, spin a few times, but have a lot of attitude.
    • Cherokee stalls have long been notable for their supremely gentle nature, sometimes, hardly a stall at all.
    • Failing one engine, he brought the aircraft to a stall to stop the rotation of the failed engine's prop.
    • The suggestion in the NTSB's report was that the pilot got into a cross-control stall.
    • This action recovered the aircraft from the deep stall.
    • After he took it up, felt out the controls and made a couple of stalls, he shot several landings.
    • If approaching a stall at racing altitude there would be no chance of recovery.
    • When the pilot attempted to fly in a vertical direction to create a stall, the aircraft was forced into a spin.
    • If you're deep into the stall when the wing pays off, you can even drop it in a few feet without bouncing.
    • But if the stick is moved back when the airplane is very close to the stall the aircraft will not pitch up much, if at all.
    • This was especially important for students who were learning carrier landings which were carried out at slow speed and close to the stall.
    • Having got through the psychological barrier of throttling back to idle, I allowed the aircraft to decelerate to the stall.
    • The 29 working units are frequently plagued by flameouts, engine stalls, generator failures and general mechanical problems.
    • Investigators had to rely on other things to figure out what caused the airplane to experience an aerodynamic stall at a critically low altitude.
    • This is done to keep you from pulling back on the stick when the ‘G’ forces hit you, and cause an accidental stall on takeoff.
    • The Texan was seen to hesitate momentarily, then slide back on its tail and wing over in recovery from a hammerhead stall.
    • Fly the airplane to the bottom of the envelope, and stalls are a non-event, a good indication of landing manners as well.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (car/engine) pararse
    (engine/car) ahogarse
    (car/engine) calarse Spain
    (engine/car) atascarse Mexico
    Aviation (plane) entrar en pérdida
    • The planes won't have enough lift to fly at that altitude, and they'll stall and fall back to the ground.
    • You would be flying along, at cruise, do nothing, and suddenly the glider would stall because of tail gusting.
    • Then the unthinkable happened: her car stalled.
    • At first I couldn't think why the car had simply stalled and tried to restart it several times to no avail.
    • If it has an altitude-hold feature, it may cause the airplane to stall by pitching the nose up to maintain your selected altitude.
    • On standby instruments alone, he would have to avoid stalling or overspeeding the aircraft.
    • On his second operational flight in a Sopwith Pup, he stalled just after take off at Dunkirk and crashed the aircraft, breaking his leg and gashing his head.
    • He reported that shortly after initiating the turn, the airplane appeared to stall, and rotated to the left.
    • Huge flaps, functioning like parachutes, lifted on each wing, and the Concorde's airspeed dropped swiftly as the aircraft stalled.
    • In the worst-case scenario, the pilot pitches up to maintain altitude, gets too slow, stalls and spins to the ground.
    • ‘It was like I was looking at it in slow motion when all those cars were going by,’ said Lehto, who had to restart the car when the engine stalled on the spin.
    • This mechanism prevents stalling at high angles of attack, generating a greater degree of aerodynamic lift and aiding maneuverability in slow, turning flight.
    • Unfortunately, the car stalled as I went to pull out of the pit, which put us in the back of the field.
    • The need to quickly stall the wing probably restricts the use of this mechanism to low-speed flight, when the wings are at a high angle of attack and more easily stalled.
    • Most GA aircraft today have wings designed to stall at or near the wing root first, then progress out toward the wingtips.
    • But after the refuelling and tyre change was complete, the car stalled twice as Leitzinger attempted to leave the pits.
    • Meanwhile, a bus stalled at the Harmony shelter, forcing the driver to move the passengers to another bus.
    • Yet the rattling continues and if it's not fixed, eventually something will give and the engine will stall.
    • While still attempting to not stall or over speed, I began a turn in the general direction of the divert fields.
    • At no speed the glider stalled and because of the left turn my left wing went down first.
    • The aircraft can stall and fall and there is nothing you can do about it.
    • My car stalled twice on the way there and then someone had parked in my spot.
    • A sudden decrease in head wind or increase in tail wind can cause an aircraft to stall.
    • I was afraid that the glider would stall when I was close to the ground and spin in.
    • I would sit back, stall, take my feet off the rudder pedals and, using the stick to keep level, losing altitude as we fluttered down to earth.
    • The engine stalled at the first corner we drove round, but we got it working again soon.
    • Cars stalled in traffic cause more pollution than cars on the open road.
    • The old jeep's engine stalled briefly before coming on again at full power.
    • Because torrential rain had flooded the road, the driver and passengers stayed on-board after the engine had stalled.
    • If you've let the fuel run down to rock bottom very often, you might find your car stalling and sputtering.
    • I had the clutch pedal depressed but the car slowly started to creep forward and the engine stalled.
    • We had decided not to change the steering wheel at the first stop because it can mess up the electronics, but after the car stalled we changed it then had to wait for the system to reset.
    • An investigation found that crew errors led to the aircraft stalling and crashing during the approach to the airport.
    • At that moment, the car stalled, leaving us stuck in the middle of a waterlogged street.
    • We learned to takeoff, land, spin, stall, perform precision turns, lazy eights, pylon eights and aerobatics.
    • Like with a manual car, if you didn't have a clutch to disconnect the wheels from the engine, when the car stops moving the engine would stall.
    • You are about ten knots above stalling as always - a stall now could be fatal.
    • Although the car never stalled for me, I was able to duplicate the customer's complaint of trouble on steep grades.
    • The school bus stalls, sending Ralph walking back to the nearest gas station.
    • He looked at the dashboard and, alarmed at the galaxy of flashing lights, realized that the car had stalled.
  • 2

    (come to standstill)
    (talks) estancarse
    (talks) llegar a un punto muerto
    (talks) llegar a un impasse
    • Carter's career has been stalled by two elbow surgeries, which cost him all of the 1997 and 2001 seasons.
    • His career stalled, Rodgers unenthusiastically enrolled at Columbia, following his brother's pre-med path.
    • Asked what he would do if the attempt to resurrect his career stalled, he said: ‘I would be at a loss.’
    • Progress has been stalled by the dispute with the surface rights owner.
    • Casey is a man in a hurry, obsessed with gadgets, determined, for instance, to shop only on-line, but his progress has stalled a little this year.
    • Work on the Mysore-Bangalore expressway has again been stalled by a stay order from the Supreme Court.
    • I won't discuss my other projects in progress that are stalled and waiting.
    • Manjula Herath, a second year player whose progress has been stalled by injury, is the left arm spinner.
    • Coun Merry's political progress stalled after the death of his wife, Dr Feryal Raja, in 1995, but he came back strongly as deputy in 1998.
    • But, as the environment slowly ebbed away as an election issue, progress stalled.
    • Perhaps it is unfair to pre-empt what will come out at the meeting, but at this stage progress has been stalled so many times, and for so many reasons, that people are bound to be sceptical.
    • But since then progress has once again stalled with no resolution in sight.
    • But she is simply not in the class to challenge at this stage of a career which has stalled badly in recent seasons.
    • When the two first started working together, Graham's career had stalled.
    • But as soon as those mergers were announced, progress on any deal stalled.
    • On the first day, the assault fell three miles short of the Pierson line, while further south they had made better progress but were stalled at the Miteirya Ridge.
    • It did not win the approval of the professors, and Gray's career as a muralist stalled before it had even started.
    • But that deal could be stalled by an offer from the Co-op, according to weekend reports.
    • In several countries there is a concern that road safety progress has stalled.
    • Two years ago her career stalled when she suffered a double fracture of the right ankle.
  • 3informal

    (play for time)
    when I asked to see him, she stalled cuando dije que quería verlo, me entretuvo para ganar tiempo
    • quit stalling no andes con rodeos / con evasivas
    • stalling tactics maniobras dilatorias
    • ‘I don't know,’ I said, stalling for time as I tried to process the information she'd thrown at me in rapid-fire.
    • The government is stalling on this reasonable request.
    • She was trying to find the right words to say and was stalling for time.
    • He said Jasbir was being pressurised to go ahead with the marriage but had been stalling for time.
    • I was stalling for time that I knew I didn't have.
    • Phillip shuffled papers nervously, stalling for time.
    • I hesitated, stalling for time, but she would have none of it.
    • She was stalling for time, avoiding the moment when she would tell him that it was over.
    • Michael's voice rose in hesitation as he stretched his neck and scratched, stalling for time.
    • I was stalling for time, not sure how to reply to this question.
    • ‘Quit stalling Dan and tell me’ impatience clear in her tone.
    • ‘You're stalling for time,’ she said wisely, correctly deducing what I was trying to do as well as what I had done.
    • A contract was drawn up, but Billie-Jean kept stalling on exchange and settlement dates.
    • The government is stalling on the estuary while it tries to find a way through its foreshore and seabed dilemma.
    • A single car meandered down the street, an executive returning home late from work, stalling for time before he entered the house of the angry wife.
    • Industry critics say they are stalling for time to think up more positive ways of presenting farmed fish.
    • ‘Truth,’ she decided, drawing out the word as if stalling for time.
    • Or is the Court simply stalling for time until a new chief justice is appointed?
    • You're not really looking for something you're stalling for time.
    • The husband cleared his throat, stalling for time in which to think of a polite response.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (car/engine) parar
    (engine/car) ahogar
    (engine/car) calar Spain
    (car/engine) atascar Mexico
    (plane) hacer entrar en pérdida
    • Green said the men ordered her to climb back into the vehicle but they had stalled the car and were unable to restart it.
    • In flight, there was less than a ten knot difference between a speed so fast that it would rip the wings off the aircraft and a speed so slow that it would stall the engine.
    • On October 30, just as the flood waters were creeping up in Ryedale, she drove her Peugeot car through a deep puddle and stalled the engine.
    • Rice was leading 100 laps into the race when he stalled his car's engine in the pits.
    • When turbulence is kicked up by its rotors, it can actually stall the rotors, cause rolling sensations, even more.
    • I lost a few positions when I stalled the engine during the second pit stop.
    • The chaos left in his wake, stalled the boat's forward momentum and Farash grimly pulled hard on both rudders to keep the craft from turning about in midstream.
    • The Madrid based driver stalled the engine at the start of the second stage.
  • 2

    (bring to standstill)
    (growth/negotiations) paralizar
  • 3informal

    (delay)
    entretener
    try and stall her trata de entretenerla
    • Start making scenes in his shop and he'll stall you for months with references to far-away bureaucrats without whose say-so nothing can move.
    • So when Michel popped the question, she said the first thing that came into her head as a way of stalling him: ‘Only if the King of Tonga marries us.’
    • Michael rose to leave but his opponent's voice stalled him.
    • Coyne said he waited until the bell rang so students could change classes without seeing Mayer in the hallway, adding he ‘could understand why Mayer thought he was stalling him.’
    • By the time I even thought about stalling him, it was too late.
    • ‘And you are just trying to stall me,’ she said, shoving the jeans in my direction.
    • So, while the other officers stalled him, I managed to slip in underneath the cabin and creep up from behind him.
    • The Medical staff of the local maternity hospital have been less than helpful, stalling her and not giving her a scan to see how far on the pregnancy is.
    • I had left a little later than I wanted to due to the fact that my mother felt like stalling me.
    • She is really pestering me for the information, and so far I have been able to stall her, but not for long, so a quick answer to my problem, please.
    • This direct approach got the job done much faster than using the appeal channels that are designed to stall you and make you powerless.
    • She had stalled the police before; she wasn't sure how much longer she could continue to stall them.
    • Barnabas is still trying to stall him, but Roger starts heading upstairs, telling Barnabas he is tired and Barnabas can let himself out.
    • She laughed at the question and knew that I was trying to stall her.
    • Jessie and Paul had a quick chat in the kitchen whilst Alora stalled Lisa by talking to her in the living room.
    • When he winced again, she knew that he wasn't stalling her.
    • I was trying to stall him, until my desperate and panicked mind could think of one way out of this.
    • The crowd was stalling the police, and as Roni was pulled into a back room, they heard gunfire begin.
    • ‘I'm sorry to have stalled you, your highness,’ she added, addressing Cedric.
    • You both know it, and that's why he's stalling you as long as he can.