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Definitions of still:
  • noun:   an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed
  • noun:   a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    Example: "He wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
  • noun:   a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
  • noun:   (poetic) tranquil silence
    Example: "The still of the night"
  • verb:   make motionless
  • verb:   lessen the intensity of or calm
    Example: "Still the fears"
  • verb:   cause to be quiet or not talk
  • verb:   make calm or still
  • adjective:   free from noticeable current
    Example: "A still pond"
  • adjective:   used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion
    Example: "A still photograph"
  • adjective:   not sparkling
    Example: "A still wine"
  • adjective:   marked by absence of sound
    Example: "The night was still"
  • adjective:   free from disturbance
    Example: "Scarcely a ripple on the still water"
  • adjective:   not in physical motion
  • adverb:   with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation
    Example: "It's still warm outside"
  • adverb:   without moving or making a sound
    Example: "He sat still as a statue"
  • adverb:   to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
    Example: "An even (or still) more interesting problem"
  • adverb:   despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
    Example: "Granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 25000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2763)

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