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still 1

adj. still·er, still·est
a. Not moving or in motion: The patient must be still for the doctor to work.
b. Free from disturbance, agitation, or commotion: the still waters of the lake.
c. Of or relating to a single or static photograph as opposed to a movie.
2. Making or characterized by no sound or faint sound: The crowd cheered and then grew still. See Synonyms at quiet.
3. Not carbonated; lacking effervescence: a still wine.
1. Silence; quiet: the still of the night.
2. A still photograph, especially one taken from a scene of a movie and used for promotional purposes.
3. A still-life picture.
1. Without movement; motionlessly: stand still.
a. At the present time; for the present: We are still waiting.
b. Up to or at a specified time; yet: still had not made up her mind.
c. At a future time; eventually: may still see the error of his ways.
3. In increasing amount or degree; even: and still further complaints.
4. In addition; besides: had still another helping.
5. All the same; nevertheless.
v. stilled, still·ing, stills
1. To make motionless or unagitated: The afternoon heat stilled the breeze.
2. To make quiet; silence: "a ... cold wind that stilled even the chorus of insects" (David Campbell).
3. To allay or calm: The parents stilled their child's fears of the dark.
To become still.
still and all
Informal After taking everything into consideration; nevertheless; however: Still and all, our objective can be achieved.

[Middle English, from Old English stille; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

still′ness n.

still 2

1. An apparatus for distilling liquids, such as alcohols, consisting of a vessel in which the substance is vaporized by heat and a cooling device in which the vapor is condensed.
2. A distillery.

[From Middle English stillen, to distill, from distillen; see distill.]
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