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1 : A stall or stand where books are sold.

2 : A toil or net to take deer.

3 : Indistinctly crystalline; -- applied to rocks and minerals, whose state of aggregation is so fine that no distinct particles are visible, even under the microscope.

4 : See Gobulin.

5 : Consisting, or made, of crystal.

6 : Formed by crystallization; like crystal in texture.

7 : Imperfectly crystallized; as, granite is only crystalline, while quartz crystal is perfectly crystallized.

8 : Fig.: Resembling crystal; pure; transparent; pellucid.

9 : A crystalline substance.

10 : See Aniline.

11 : A minute mineral form like those common in glassy volcanic rocks and some slags, not having a definite crystalline outline and not referable to any mineral species, but marking the first step in the crystallization process. According to their form crystallites are called trichites, belonites, globulites, etc.

12 : Capable of being crystallized; that may be formed into crystals.

13 : The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.

14 : The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations.

15 : of Crystallize

16 : of Crystallize

17 : To cause to form crystals, or to assume the crystalline form.

18 : To be converted into a crystal; to take on a crystalline form, through the action of crystallogenic or cohesive attraction.

19 : Alt. of Crystallogenical

20 : Pertaining to the production of crystals; crystal-producing; as, crystallogenic attraction.

21 : The science which pertains to the production of crystals.

22 : One who describes crystals, or the manner of their formation; one versed in crystallography.

23 : Alt. of Crystallographical

24 : Pertaining to crystallography.

25 : In the manner of crystallography.

26 : The doctrine or science of crystallization, teaching the system of forms among crystals, their structure, and their methods of formation.

27 : A discourse or treatise on crystallization.

28 : Crystal-like; transparent like crystal.

29 : A body which, in solution, diffuses readily through animal membranes, and generally is capable of being crystallized; -- opposed to colloid.

30 : One of the microscopic particles resembling crystals, consisting of protein matter, which occur in certain plant cells; -- called also protein crystal.

31 : The science of the crystalline structure of inorganic bodies.

32 : Divination by means of a crystal or other transparent body, especially a beryl.

33 : The art of measuring crystals.

34 : Crystallization.

35 : Toward a distal part.

36 : Joyously; festively; mirthfully.

37 : The stirrup of a woman's saddle.

38 : The plinth or base of a pillar.

39 : of Forestall

40 : of Forestall

41 : To take beforehand, or in advance; to anticipate.

42 : To take possession of, in advance of some one or something else, to the exclusion or detriment of the latter; to get ahead of; to preoccupy; also, to exclude, hinder, or prevent, by prior occupation, or by measures taken in advance.

43 : To deprive; -- with of.

44 : To obstruct or stop up, as a way; to stop the passage of on highway; to intercept on the road, as goods on the way to market.

45 : One who forestalls; esp., one who forestalls the market.

46 : To forestall.

47 : A stall at which greens and fresh vegetables are exposed for sale.

48 : Same as Hematocrystallin.

49 : That part of a bridle or halter which encompasses the head.

50 : See Hemoglobin.

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1 : Bookstall

n.

A stall or stand where books are sold.

2 : Buckstall

n.

A toil or net to take deer.

3 : Cryptocrystalline

a.

Indistinctly crystalline; -- applied to rocks and minerals, whose state of aggregation is so fine that no distinct particles are visible, even under the microscope.

4 : Crystallin

n.

See Gobulin.

5 : Crystalline

a.

Consisting, or made, of crystal.

6 : Crystalline

a.

Formed by crystallization; like crystal in texture.

7 : Crystalline

a.

Imperfectly crystallized; as, granite is only crystalline, while quartz crystal is perfectly crystallized.

8 : Crystalline

a.

Fig.: Resembling crystal; pure; transparent; pellucid.

9 : Crystalline

n.

A crystalline substance.

10 : Crystalline

n.

See Aniline.

11 : Crystallite

n.

A minute mineral form like those common in glassy volcanic rocks and some slags, not having a definite crystalline outline and not referable to any mineral species, but marking the first step in the crystallization process. According to their form crystallites are called trichites, belonites, globulites, etc.

12 : Crystallizable

a.

Capable of being crystallized; that may be formed into crystals.

13 : Crystallization

n.

The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.

14 : Crystallization

n.

The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations.

15 : Crystallized

imp. & p. p.

of Crystallize

16 : Crystallizing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Crystallize

17 : Crystallize

v. t.

To cause to form crystals, or to assume the crystalline form.

18 : Crystallize

v. i.

To be converted into a crystal; to take on a crystalline form, through the action of crystallogenic or cohesive attraction.

19 : Crystallogenic

a.

Alt. of Crystallogenical

20 : Crystallogenical

a.

Pertaining to the production of crystals; crystal-producing; as, crystallogenic attraction.

21 : Crystallogeny

n.

The science which pertains to the production of crystals.

22 : Crystallographer

n.

One who describes crystals, or the manner of their formation; one versed in crystallography.

23 : Crystallographic

a.

Alt. of Crystallographical

24 : Crystallographical

a.

Pertaining to crystallography.

25 : Crystallographically

adv.

In the manner of crystallography.

26 : Crystallography

n.

The doctrine or science of crystallization, teaching the system of forms among crystals, their structure, and their methods of formation.

27 : Crystallography

n.

A discourse or treatise on crystallization.

28 : Crystalloid

a.

Crystal-like; transparent like crystal.

29 : Crystalloid

n.

A body which, in solution, diffuses readily through animal membranes, and generally is capable of being crystallized; -- opposed to colloid.

30 : Crystalloid

n.

One of the microscopic particles resembling crystals, consisting of protein matter, which occur in certain plant cells; -- called also protein crystal.

31 : Cristallology

n.

The science of the crystalline structure of inorganic bodies.

32 : Crystallomancy

n.

Divination by means of a crystal or other transparent body, especially a beryl.

33 : Crystallometry

n.

The art of measuring crystals.

34 : Crystallurgy

n.

Crystallization.

35 : Distally

adv.

Toward a distal part.

36 : Festally

adv.

Joyously; festively; mirthfully.

37 : Footstall

n.

The stirrup of a woman's saddle.

38 : Footstall

n.

The plinth or base of a pillar.

39 : Forestalled

imp. & p. p.

of Forestall

40 : Forestalling

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Forestall

41 : Forestall

v. t.

To take beforehand, or in advance; to anticipate.

42 : Forestall

v. t.

To take possession of, in advance of some one or something else, to the exclusion or detriment of the latter; to get ahead of; to preoccupy; also, to exclude, hinder, or prevent, by prior occupation, or by measures taken in advance.

43 : Forestall

v. t.

To deprive; -- with of.

44 : Forestall

v. t.

To obstruct or stop up, as a way; to stop the passage of on highway; to intercept on the road, as goods on the way to market.

45 : Forestaller

n.

One who forestalls; esp., one who forestalls the market.

46 : Forstall

v. t.

To forestall.

47 : Green-stall

n.

A stall at which greens and fresh vegetables are exposed for sale.

48 : Haematocrystallin

n.

Same as Hematocrystallin.

49 : Headstall

n.

That part of a bridle or halter which encompasses the head.

50 : Hematocrystallin

n.

See Hemoglobin.

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See also: Stall and ställ

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Pronunciation
    • 1.2 Etymology 1
      • 1.2.1 Noun
        • 1.2.1.1 Synonyms
        • 1.2.1.2 Translations
        • 1.2.1.3 Related terms
      • 1.2.2 Verb
        • 1.2.2.1 Translations
    • 1.3 Etymology 2
      • 1.3.1 Noun
        • 1.3.1.1 Translations
      • 1.3.2 Verb
      • 1.3.3 Synonyms
        • 1.3.3.1 Translations
    • 1.4 References
  • 2 Norwegian Bokmål
    • 2.1 Etymology
    • 2.2 Noun
    • 2.3 References
  • 3 Norwegian Nynorsk
    • 3.1 Etymology
    • 3.2 Noun
    • 3.3 References
  • 4 Swedish
    • 4.1 Etymology
    • 4.2 Pronunciation
    • 4.3 Noun
      • 4.3.1 Declension
      • 4.3.2 Descendants
  • 5 Westrobothnian
    • 5.1 Etymology
    • 5.2 Noun

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /stɔːl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːl
  • (US) IPA(key): /stɔl/
  • (cotcaught merger) IPA(key): /stɑl/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English stall, from Old English steall (standing place, position), from Proto-Germanic *stallaz. Compare Dutch stal (cattle shed, stable, pigsty), German Stall (cattle shed, stable, pigsty), Old Norse stallr. Cognate with stand. More at stell.

Noun[edit]

stall (plural stalls)

  1. (countable) A compartment for a single animal in a stable or cattle shed.
  2. A stable; a place for cattle.
    • Dryden
      At last he found a stall where oxen stood.
  3. A bench or table on which small articles of merchandise are exposed for sale.
    • John Gay
      how peddlers' stalls with glittering toys are laid
  4. (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...
  5. 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.
  6. (countable) 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.
  7. (aeronautics) Loss of lift due to an airfoil's critical angle of attack being exceeded.
  8. (paganism and Heathenry) An Heathen altar, typically an indoor one, as contrasted with a 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.
  9. A seat in a church, especially one next to the chancel or choir, reserved for church officials and dignitaries.
  10. 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.
  11. A sheath to protect the finger.
  12. (mining) The space left by excavation between pillars.
  13. (Canada) A parking stall; a space for a vehicle in a parking lot or parkade.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (compartment for livestock): boose
Translations[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • stall-fed
  • orchestra stalls

Verb[edit]

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.
    to stall an ox
    • Dryden
      where King Latinus then his oxen stalled
  2. To fatten.
    to stall cattle
  3. (intransitive) To come to a standstill.
  4. (transitive) To cause to stop making progress, to hinder, to slow down, to delay or forestall.
  5. To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix.
    to stall a cart
    • E. E. Hale
      His horses had been stalled in the snow.
  6. (intransitive, aeronautics) To exceed the critical angle of attack, resulting in total loss of lift.
  7. (obsolete) To live in, or as if in, a stall; to dwell.
    • Shakespeare
      We could not stall together / In the whole world.
  8. (obsolete) To be stuck, as in mire or snow; to stick fast.
  9. (obsolete) To be tired of eating, as cattle.
  10. To place in an office with the customary formalities; to install.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  11. To forestall; to anticipate.
    • Massinger
      not to be stall'd by my report
  12. To keep close; to keep secret.
    • Shakespeare
      Stall this in your bosom.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

stall (plural stalls)

  1. 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.
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) To employ delaying tactics against.
    He stalled the creditors as long as he could.
  2. (intransitive) To employ delaying tactics.
    Soon it became clear that she was stalling to give him time to get away.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (transitive): delay, postpone, put off
  • (intransitive): delay, penelopize, procrastinate
Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • “stall” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
stall
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stallr

Noun[edit]

stall m (definite singular stallen, indefinite plural staller, definite plural stallene)

  1. a stable (building where horses are housed)

References[edit]

  • “stall” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
stall
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stallr

Noun[edit]

stall m (definite singular stallen, indefinite plural stallar, definite plural stallane)

  1. a stable (building where horses are housed)

References[edit]

  • “stall” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish stalder, from Old Norse stallr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

stall n

  1. stable, building for housing horses
  2. a team in certain sports, in particular racing.

Declension[edit]

Declension of stall 
SingularPlural
IndefiniteDefiniteIndefiniteDefinite
Nominativestallstalletstallstallen
Genitivestallsstalletsstallsstallens

Descendants[edit]

  • Finnish: talli

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stallr, from Proto-Germanic *stallaz.

Noun[edit]

stall m (definite singular stalln, definite plural stalla)

  1. a stable (building where horses are housed)