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stall

US [stɔl]
UK [stɔːl]
  • n.摊位;牲畜棚;马厩;牛棚
  • v.停顿;抛锚;故意拖延(以赢得时间);拖住(以赢得时间做某事)
  • Web失速;货摊;停止
Plural Form:stalls  Present Participle:stalling  Past Tense:stalled  
stall
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n.
1.
[c]
货摊,摊位,售货亭(尤指集市上的)a table or small shop with an open front that people sell things from, especially at a market
a market stall
集市上的货摊
2.
[c]
牲畜棚;马厩;牛棚a section inside a farm building that is large enough for one animal to be kept in
3.
[c]
(房间内的)小隔间,淋浴室,洗手间a small area in a room, surrounded by glass, walls, etc., that contains a shower or toilet
4.
[pl]
(剧场的)正厅前排座位the seats that are nearest to the stage in a theatre
the front row of the stalls
正厅第一排
5.
[c][usupl]
(教堂内)唱诗班和牧师的座位the seats at the front of a church where the choir(= singers) and priests sit
6.
[c][ususing]
(车辆发动机的)熄火;(车辆的)抛锚a situation in which a vehicle's engine suddenly stops because it is not getting enough power
7.
[c][ususing]
(飞机的)失速a situation in which an aircraft loses speed and goes steeply downwards
v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)熄火,抛锚to stop suddenly because of a lack of power or speed; to make a vehicle or engine do this
The car stalled and refused to start again.
汽车熄火打不着了。
I stalled the car three times during my driving test.
我考驾照时车子熄了三次火。
2.
[i]
~ (on/over sth)
故意拖延(以赢得时间)to try to avoid doing sth or answering a question so that you have more time
They are still stalling on the deal.
他们仍在拖时间,而不急于达成协议。
‘What do you mean?’ she asked, stalling for time .
“你这是什么意思?”她问,故意拖延着时间。
3.
[t]
~ sb
拖住(以赢得时间做某事)to make sb wait so that you have more time to do sth
See if you can stall her while I finish searching her office.
你看能不能拖住她,我好把她的办公室搜查完。
4.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
暂缓;搁置;停顿to stop sth from happening until a later date; to stop making progress
attempts to revive the stalled peace plan
旨在重新启动搁置了的和平计划的努力
Discussions have once again stalled.
讨论再次停顿下来。

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