Translation of "stall" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.

(Translation of “stall” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)