- A static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes. )
- usage: "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"
- Poetic) tranquil silence. (
- usage: "the still of the night"
- 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.
- A plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation.
- synonyms: distillery
- Make calm or still.
- usage: "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
- Cause to be quiet or not talk.
- usage: "Please silence the children in the church"
- Lessen the intensity of or calm.
- usage: "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"
- Make motionless.
- Not in physical motion.
- usage: "the inertia of an object at rest"
- Marked by absence of sound.
- usage: "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"
- Of a body of water. ( free from disturbance by heavy waves)
- usage: "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"
- 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.
- usage: "a still photograph"; "Cezanne's still life of apples"
- Not sparkling.
- usage: "a still wine"; "still mineral water"
- synonyms: noneffervescent
- Free from noticeable current.
- usage: "a still pond"; "still waters run deep"
- With reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation.
- usage: "it's still warm outside"; "will you still love me when we're old and grey"
- Despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession. )
- usage: "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"
- To a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons.
- usage: "looked sick and felt even worse"; "an even (or still) more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be solved"; "a yet sadder tale"
- Without moving or making a sound.
- usage: "he sat still as a statue"; "time stood still"; "they waited stock-still outside the door"; "he couldn't hold still any longer"
- synonyms: stock-still
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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