Translation of "stall" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /stoːl/

(of a car etc or its engine) to stop suddenly through lack of power, braking too quickly etc

The car stalled when I was halfway up the hill.

(of an aircraft) to lose speed while flying and so go out of control

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The plane stalled just after take-off and crashed on to the runway.

to cause (a car etc, or aircraft) to do this

Use the brake gently or you’ll stall the engine.

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