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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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