still water


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still water

n.
A level section of a waterway where no current is discernible and the water is still.

still′-wa′ter adj.
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(a) Saline water temperature in the still with sponge sheet is raised about 65.9[degrees]C which reduces the heat losses from the still to an appreciable level compared with conventional still water temperature of about 72.6[degrees]C.