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stall

verb /stoːl/
(of a car etc or its engine) to stop suddenly through lack of power, braking too quickly etc
calar
The car stalled when I was halfway up the hill.
(of an aircraft) to lose speed while flying and so go out of control
entrar en pérdida
The plane stalled just after take-off and crashed on to the runway.
to cause (a car etc, or aircraft) to do this
calar
Use the brake gently or you’ll stall the engine.
(Definition of stall from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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