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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stall, stallingnoun

    a tactic used to mislead or delay


  1. stalling

    Stalling generally refers to a delay or interruption in progress or movement. This term can be used in a variety of contexts, like when machinery or equipment stops working, when a plan or task is not moving forward as expected, or when someone deliberately tries to avoid or postpone something. It can also refer to a specific condition in aviation where an aircraft loses lift due to improper speed or angle of attack.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stalling

    of Stall

  2. Stallingnoun


Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Stalling is ranked #19131 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Stalling surname appeared 1,421 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Stalling.

    52.9% or 752 total occurrences were Black.
    41% or 583 total occurrences were White.
    2.5% or 36 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.3% or 34 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stalling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stalling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of stalling in a Sentence

  1. Stacey Hileman:

    It is kind of stalling. Some people just don’t want it.

  2. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco:

    I wasnt aware in those days that there was some intentional stalling going on in Washington, i felt like I had to ask more times than should have been necessary.

  3. Alicia Levine:

    We think this is the trough, and we'll see acceleration throughout the year, part of the reason this market is stalling out is because we need a trade deal. I would expect a pop [ if there's a trade deal ]. I don't think that's fully priced in.

  4. Robert Parkes:

    European economic growth is still sluggish but is gradually accelerating, whereas it is stalling in the U.S.. Monetary policies in Europe are much more supportive and there is an increased competitiveness from a weaker euro.

  5. James Knightley:

    Growth really does appear to be stalling based on these indicators so certainly the pressure is on, although we are less worried about China.

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