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Definizione monolingua e traduzione stall

Inglese grammatica



stall (third-person singular simple present stalls, present participle stalling, simple past and past participle stalled)

  1. (transitive) To put (an animal etc) in a stall.
  2. (intransitive) To come to a standstill.
  3. (intransitive, aeronautics) To exceed the critical angle of attack, resulting in total loss of lift.

stall (plural stalls)

  1. (countable) A compartment for a single animal in a stable or cattle shed.
  2. (countable) A small open-fronted shop, for example in a market.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      He looked in vain into the stalls for the butcher who had sold fresh meat twice a week, on market days...
  3. A very small room used for a shower or a toilet.
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Updike, Rabbit at Rest,
      Rabbit eases from the king-size bed, goes into their bathroom with its rose-colored one-piece Fiberglas tub and shower stall, and urinates into the toilet of a matching rose porcelain.
  4. (countable) A seat in a theatre close to and (about) level with the stage.
  5. (aeronautics) Loss of lift due to an airfoils critical angle of attack being exceeded.
  6. (paganism) An altar used in Heathenry, normally for indoor use as opposed to the more substantial outdoor harrow.
    • 1989, Edred Thorsson, A Book of Troth, Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 9780875427775, page 156:
      In a private rite, a ring is drawn on the ground around a harrow or before an indoor stall
    • 2006, Selene Silverwind, “Asatruar Tools and Practices”, in Everything you need to know about Paganism[1], David & Charles, ISBN 9780715324868, page 117:
      Some Asatruar kindreds call their indoor altars stalls and their outdoor altars harrows.
    • 2006, Mark Puryear, The Nature of Asatru: An Overview of the Ideals and Philosophy of the Indigenous Religion of Northern Europe[2], iUniverse, ISBN 9780595389643, page 237:
      Stalli (STAL-i) - Altar.
  7. A seat in a church, especially one next to the chancel or choir, reserved for church officials and dignitaries.
  8. A church office that entitles the incumbent to the use of a church stall.
    • 1910 [1840], Alexandre Dumas, père, translator not mentioned, Celebrated Crimes: Urbain Grandier, P. F. Collier edition,
      When he had been some months installed there as a priest-in-charge, he received a prebendal stall, thanks to the same patrons, in the collegiate church of Sainte-Croix.
  9. A sheath to protect the finger
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