Book vs Stall - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between book and stall

is that book is a collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc while stall is (countable) a compartment for a single animal in a stable or cattle shed or stall can be an action that is intended to cause or actually causes delay.

As verbs the difference between book and stall

is that book is to reserve (something) for future use or book can be (bake) while stall is to put (an animal etc) in a stall or stall can be to employ delaying tactics against.

book

English

(wikipedia book)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . (cognates)Cognate with (etyl) (m), . The sense development of beech'' to ''book'' is explained by the fact that smooth gray beech bark was commonly used as bookfell.J.P. Mallory, ''Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture , s.v. "beech" (London: Fitroy-Dearborn, 1997), 58.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.
  • She opened the book to page 37 and began to read aloud.
    He was frustrated because he couldn't find anything about dinosaurs in the book .
  • A long work fit for publication, typically prose, such as a novel or textbook, and typically published as such a bound collection of sheets.
  • I have three copies of his first book .
  • A major division of a long work.
  • Genesis is the first book of the Bible.
    Many readers find the first book of ''A Tale of Two Cities'' to be confusing.
  • A record of betting (from the use of a notebook to record what each person has bet).
  • I'm running a book on who is going to win the race.
  • A convenient collection, in a form resembling a book, of small paper items for individual use.
  • a book of stamps
    a book of raffle tickets
  • The script of a musical.
  • (usually, in the plural) Records of the accounts of a business.
  • A long document stored (as data) that is or will become a book; an e-book.
  • (legal) A colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).
  • (whist) Six tricks taken by one side.
  • (poker slang) four of a kindWeisenberg, Michael (2000) [http://www.poker1.com/mcu/pokerdictionary/mculib_dictionary_info.asp The Official Dictionary of Poker]. MGI/Mike Caro University. ISBN 978-1880069523
  • (sports) A document, held by the referee, of the incidents happened in the game.
  • (sports, by extension) A list of all players who have been booked (received a warning) in a game.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=March 2 , author=Andy Campbell , title=Celtic 1 - 0 Rangers , work=BBC , url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/9409758.stm , page= , passage=Celtic captain Scott Brown joined team-mate Majstorovic in the book and Rangers' John Fleck was also shown a yellow card as an ill-tempered half drew to a close.}}
    Synonyms
    * (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material) tome (especially a large book) * booklet * tome, volume * (script of a musical) libretto * (records of the accounts of a business) accounts, records
    Derived terms
    * address book * audiobook * book account * book agent * book-answerer * book award * book-bearer * bookbinder * book-board * book-bosomed * book-bound * book-boy * book-burning * book canvasser * bookcase * book-cloth * book club * book concern * book-crab * book-credit * book-debt * book-edge gilder * book-edge marbler * book end, bookend * bookery * booketeria * book-farmer * book-folder * book-form * bookful * book-ghoul * book-gill * book hand * book-holder * bookhood * book-house * book-hunt * bookie * bookish * bookism * bookjacket * bookkeeper * bookkeeping * book-label * book-lare * book-law * book-lear * book-learned * book-learning * book-length * bookless * booklet * booklike * bookling * booklore * booklouse * book lung * bookly * bookmaker * bookmaking * bookman * bookmark, bookmarker * book match * book-mate * book-mindedness * book mite * bookmobile * book-muslin * book name * book-number * book-oath * book of first entry * book of original entry * Book of the Dead * book of the film * Book of God * book of lading * book of life * book of rates * book of reference * book of the living * book of words * book-packet * book piles * bookplate * book pocket * book-post * book-postage * book-press * book price * book prop * book-rate * book-read * bookrest * book-scorpion * bookseller * bookselling * bookshelf * bookshop * book-shy * booksie, booksy * book-slide * book-society * book-stack * bookstall * book-stamp * bookstand * bookstore * book support * booksy * book-table * book token * book trade * book-tray * book-trough * book type * book value * bookwards * book-ways * bookwise * bookwork * book-world * bookworm * book-wright * booky * bring to book * burn book * by the book * casebook * closed book * close the books * coffee-table book * comic book * cookbook * cookery book * cook the books * copybook * coursebook * e-book * exercise book * the Good Book * guidebook * handbook * hymn book * in anyone's book * in my book * in someone's bad books * in someone's good books * in the books * know like a book * logbook * make book * matchbook * notebook * off the books * on the books * open book * passbook * pension book * phrasebook * pocket-book, pocketbook * prayer book * ration book * reading book * read like a book * reference book * rough book * scrapbook * sketch book * songbook * storybook * suit one's book * take a leaf out of someone's book * talk like a book * textbook * throw the book at * without book * wordbook * workbook * yearbook
    See also
    * incunable * scroll * tome * volume

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To reserve (something) for future use.
  • I want to book a hotel room for tomorrow night
    I can book tickets for the concert next week.
  • To write down, to register or record in a book or as in a book.
  • They booked that message from the hill
  • (law enforcement) To record the name and other details of a suspected offender and the offence for later judicial action.
  • The police booked him for driving too fast.
  • (sports) To issue with a caution, usually a yellow card, or a red card if a yellow card has already been issued.
  • (slang) To travel very fast.
  • He was really booking , until he passed the speed trap.
  • To record bets as bookmaker.
  • (law student slang) To receive the highest grade in a class.
  • The top three students had a bet on which one was going to book their intellectual property class.
  • (slang) To leave.
  • He was here earlier, but he booked .
    Synonyms
    * (to reserve) reserve * (to write down) make a note of, note down, record, write down * (to travel very fast) bomb (slang), hurtle, rocket (informal), speed, shoot, whiz (informal)
    Derived terms
    * bookable * double-book * overbook * rebook * unbook * underbook

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bake)
  • Statistics

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    Anagrams

    * (l) * (l)

    References

    1000 English basic words ----

    stall

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) stall, from (etyl) , Old Norse stallr. Cognate with (stand).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (countable) A compartment for a single animal in a stable or cattle shed.
  • A stable; a place for cattle.
  • * Dryden
  • At last he found a stall where oxen stood.
  • A bench or table on which small articles of merchandise are exposed for sale.
  • * John Gay
  • how peddlers' stalls with glittering toys are laid
  • (countable) A small open-fronted shop, for example in a market.
  • * 1900', , Chapter I,
  • He looked in vain into the stalls for the butcher who had sold fresh meat twice a week, on market days...
  • A very small room used for a shower or a toilet.
  • * (rfdate) John Updike, Rabbit at Rest ,
  • Rabbit eases from the king-size bed, goes into their bathroom with its rose-colored one-piece Fiberglas tub and shower stall , and urinates into the toilet of a matching rose porcelain.
  • (countable) A seat in a theatre close to and (about) level with the stage; traditionally, a seat with arms, or otherwise partly enclosed, as distinguished from the benches, sofas, etc.
  • (aeronautics) Loss of lift due to an airfoil's critical angle of attack being exceeded.
  • (paganism, and, Heathenry) An Heathen altar, typically an indoor one, as contrasted with a more substantial outdoor harrow .
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1989 , author=Edred Thorsson , title=A Book of Troth , publisher=Llewellyn Publications , chapter= , volume= , volume_plain= , section= , url= , isbn=9780875427775 , page=156 , passage=In a private rite, a ring is drawn on the ground around a harrow or before an indoor stall .}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=2006 , author=Selene Silverwind , title=Everything you need to know about Paganism , publisher=David & Charles , chapter=Asatruar Tools and Practices citation , isbn=9780715324868 , page=117 , passage=Some Asatruar kindreds call their indoor altars stalls and their outdoor altars harrows.}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=2006 , author=Mark Puryear , publisher=iUniverse , title=The Nature of Asatru: An Overview of the Ideals and Philosophy of the Indigenous Religion of Northern Europe citation , isbn=9780595389643 , page=237 , passage=Stalli (STAL-i) - Altar .}}
  • A seat in a church, especially one next to the chancel or choir, reserved for church officials and dignitaries.
  • A church office that entitles the incumbent to the use of a church stall.
  • * 1910 [1840], , P. F. Collier edition,
  • When he had been some months installed there as a priest-in-charge, he received a prebendal stall , thanks to the same patrons, in the collegiate church of Sainte-Croix.
  • A sheath to protect the finger.
  • (mining) The space left by excavation between pillars.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To put (an animal etc) in a stall.
  • to stall an ox
  • * Dryden
  • where King Latinus then his oxen stalled
  • To fatten.
  • to stall cattle
  • To come to a standstill.
  • To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix.
  • to stall a cart
  • * E. E. Hale
  • His horses had been stalled in the snow.
  • (aeronautics) To exceed the critical angle of attack, resulting in total loss of lift.
  • (obsolete) To live in, or as if in, a stall; to dwell.
  • * Shakespeare
  • We could not stall together / In the whole world.
  • (obsolete) To be stuck, as in mire or snow; to stick fast.
  • (obsolete) To be tired of eating, as cattle.
  • To place in an office with the customary formalities; to install.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • To forestall; to anticipate.
  • * Massinger
  • not to be stall'd by my report
  • To keep close; to keep secret.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Stall this in your bosom.

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An action that is intended to cause or actually causes delay.
  • His encounters with security, reception, the secretary, and the assistant were all stalls until the general manager's attorney arrived.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To employ delaying tactics against
  • He stalled the creditors as long as he could.
  • To employ delaying tactics
  • Soon it became clear that she was stalling to give him time to get away.