Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of stall.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Put or kept in a stall; hence, fatted.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When FORBES profiled Thiel last February, he blamed most of the world's problems on what he calls "stalled technological innovation."

    Forbes.com: News

  • Then my train stalled in the tunnel just before the transfer point Centro Medico — for a half-hour.

    Global Voices in English » Mexico: Shooting at Balderas Metro Station

  • "After a MARC train stalled this summer and stranded 900 passengers in sweltering heat for more than two hours, transit officials promised to respond faster to breakdowns and to provide more information to customers stuck on disabled trains," writes The Post's Katherine Shaver, exploring an issue that former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.

    First Click, MarylandThe growing importance of Prince George's

  • The new tax cut bill would remain stalled, and would procedurally die with the waning session of Congress.

    Dr. Philip Neches: Suppose the Tax Cuts Expired

  • After a MARC train stalled this summer and stranded 900 passengers in sweltering heat for more than two hours, transit officials promised faster responses to breakdowns and more information for customers stuck on troubled trains.

    MARC trains struggle with delays, crowded trains

  • After a MARC train stalled this summer and stranded 900 passengers in sweltering heat for more than two hours, transit officials promised to respond faster to breakdowns and to provide more information to customers stuck on disabled trains.

    MARC riders struggle with delays, crowded trains

  • Lin stalled the workers, telling them that the hotel might become a school.

    How the West Was Wired

  • The Sonnet CPU upgrade came with a cooling fan to be in stalled in the bottom of the Cube and very well written and detailed instructions.

    Upgrading my Apple PowerMac Cube — Meandering Passage

  • Mass hysteria is a terrible force, yet New Yorkers seem always to escape it by some tiny margin: they sit in stalled subways with claustrophobia, they extricate themselves from panic situations by some lucky wisecrack, they meet confusion and congestion with patience and grit -- a sort of perpetual muddling through.

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • The ad refers to an internal report that said Maryland's economy had "stalled" -- a characterization that ran counter to a more positive spin O'Malley's office had approved about slowing job growth in the state.

    Ehrlich campaign ad claims 'cover-up' on Md. jobs report

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