What does Still mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stillnoun

    a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)

    "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"

  2. hush, stillness, stillnoun

    (poetic) tranquil silence

    "the still of the night"

  3. stillnoun

    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

  4. distillery, stilladjective

    a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation

  5. inactive, motionless, static, stilladjective

    not in physical motion

    "the inertia of an object at rest"

  6. silent, soundless, stilladjective

    marked by absence of sound

    "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"

  7. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffledadjective

    (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

    "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"

  8. stilladjective

    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

    "a still photograph"; "Cezanne's still life of apples"

  9. still, noneffervescentadjective

    not sparkling

    "a still wine"; "still mineral water"

  10. stillverb

    free from noticeable current

    "a still pond"; "still waters run deep"

  11. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillverb

    make calm or still

    "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

  12. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upverb

    cause to be quiet or not talk

    "Please silence the children in the church!"

  13. still, allay, relieve, easeverb

    lessen the intensity of or calm

    "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"

  14. stilladverb

    make motionless

  15. stilladverb

    with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation

    "it's still warm outside"; "will you still love me when we're old and grey?"

  16. however, nevertheless, withal, still, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstandingadverb

    despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)

    "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"

  17. even, yet, stilladverb

    to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons

    "looked sick and felt even worse"; "an even (or still) more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be solved"; "a yet sadder tale"

  18. still, stock-stilladverb

    without moving or making a sound

    "he sat still as a statue"; "time stood still"; "they waited stock-still outside the door"; "he couldn't hold still any longer"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stilladverb

    motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still

  2. Stilladverb

    uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still

  3. Stilladverb

    not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere

  4. Stilladverb

    comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low

  5. Stilladverb

    constant; continual

  6. Stilladverb

    not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines

  7. Stillnoun

    freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight

  8. Stillnoun

    a steep hill or ascent

  9. Stilladjective

    to this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet

  10. Stilladjective

    in the future as now and before

  11. Stilladjective

    in continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly

  12. Stilladjective

    in an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives

  13. Stilladjective

    notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But

  14. Stilladjective

    after that; after what is stated

  15. Stilladjective

    to stop, as motion or agitation; to cause to become quiet, or comparatively quiet; to check the agitation of; as, to still the raging sea

  16. Stilladjective

    to stop, as noise; to silence

  17. Stilladjective

    to appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions

  18. Still

    a vessel, boiler, or copper used in the distillation of liquids; specifically, one used for the distillation of alcoholic liquors; a retort. The name is sometimes applied to the whole apparatus used in in vaporization and condensation

  19. Still

    a house where liquors are distilled; a distillery

  20. Stillverb

    to cause to fall by drops

  21. Stillverb

    to expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill

  22. Stillverb

    to drop, or flow in drops; to distill

  23. Etymology: [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.]

Freebase

  1. Still

    A still is an apparatus used to distill miscible or immiscible liquid mixtures by heating to selectively boil and then cooling to condense the vapor. Stills have been used to produce perfume and medicine, Water for Injection for pharmaceutical use, generally to separate and purify different chemicals, and most famously, to produce distilled beverages containing ethyl alcohol.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Still

    stil, adj. silent: motionless: calm, subdued: not sparkling or effervescing: constant.—v.t. to quiet: to silence: to appease: to restrain.—adv. always, constantly: nevertheless, for all that: even yet: after that.—n. calm.—n. Still′-birth, the state of being still-born: anything born without life.—adj. Still′-born, dead when born.—ns. Still′er, one who stills or quiets; Still′-life, the class of pictures representing inanimate objects; Still′ness; Still′-room, an apartment where liquors, preserves, and the like are kept, and where tea, &c., is prepared for the table: a housekeeper's pantry; Still′-stand (Shak.), absence of motion.—adj. Still′y, still: quiet: calm.—adv. silently: gently. [A.S. stille, firm; Dut. stil, Ger. still.]

  2. Still

    stil, v.t. to cause to fall by drops: to distil.—n. an apparatus for distillation, consisting essentially of a vessel in which the liquid to be distilled is placed, the vapour being conducted by means of a head or neck to the condenser or worm, where it is cooled by water or other means, and again forms liquid.—adj. Still′iform, drop-shaped. [L. stillāre, to cause to drop—stilla, a drop, or simply a contr. for distil, like sport from disport.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Still' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #116

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Still' in Written Corpus Frequency: #169

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Still' in Adverbs Frequency: #17

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Still' in Adjectives Frequency: #457

Anagrams for Still »

  1. Lilts

  2. Tills

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Still in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Still in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Still in a Sentence

  1. Sean Darby:

    The dislocation from a strong dollar, rising long rates and falling oil prices is still being factored into share prices in our view.

  2. Kathleen Ethier:

    It's the things they are experiencing, whether it's violence, victimization or mental health and suicide risk, where we still have great concern.

  3. Edward Yeranian:

    Even the number of people beheaded is still in dispute.

  4. Rafiou Diallo:

    There is without doubt a spike in the number of cases, especially in Forecariah and Coyah (western Guinea). The explanation is there is still resistance that has not been overcome.

  5. United States:

    If he is not elected, then, to the extent that the Russians were colluding with members of his team, we're still going to investigate that even without him being President, because any time the Russians do anything with a United States person, we care, and it's very serious to us, but if he becomes President, that totally changes the game because now he is the President of the United States.

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Translations for Still

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  • رغم ذلك, الى الأن, لا يزال, مع ذلكArabic
  • һаман, һаман даBashkir
  • quiet, encaraCatalan, Valencian
  • i tak, ještě, stále, stálýCzech
  • stadigDanish
  • still, noch, trotzdem, dennoch, doch, Destillierapparat, DestillierkolbenGerman
  • ankoraŭEsperanto
  • aún, instantánea, alambique, sin embargo, todavía, alquitara, quieta, quieto, no obstanteSpanish
  • paigalEstonian
  • باز هم, هنوز, آرامPersian
  • vielä, jakso, pysäytyskuva, liikkumaton, yhä, edelleen, silti, stilliFinnish
  • immobile, photogramme, calme, encore, néanmoins, calmerFrench
  • i gcónaí, fós, ar fadIrish
  • alambiqueGalician
  • לַמְרוֹת זֹאתHebrew
  • फिर भीHindi
  • még, csendes, nyugodt, mégsem, mégis, mozdulatlanHungarian
  • դեռ, անշարժArmenian
  • toteviaInterlingua
  • masihIndonesian
  • ankoreIdo
  • tuttora, ancora, ancora piùItalian
  • עוֹדHebrew
  • 依然として, 更に, それでも, まだ, 静寂, 蒸留器, 凪, スチール, 静止した, 止まる, より, 静けさ, もっと, スチル, 静止画, 静まるJapanese
  • სიმშვიდე, შტილიGeorgian
  • 아직, 여전히Korean
  • به‌ڵام, هێشتاKurdish
  • tamen, immobilis, etiamnunc, adhuc, adhunc, eatimnunc, eatimnum, etiamnum, etiamLatin
  • stëllLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • vēl, arvien vēl, joprojāmLatvian
  • piropiroMāori
  • сè уште, мирен, уште по-, сепак, смирува, успокојуваMacedonian
  • masihMalay
  • toch, distilleerderij, nog, stil, nog steeds, distilleerapparaatDutch
  • enno, endå, framleis, ennåNorwegian Nynorsk
  • destillasjonsapparat, stille, ennå, likevel, fremdeles, enda, roeNorwegian
  • wciąż, nadalPolish
  • ainda, mesmo assim, ainda assim, imóvel, paradoPortuguese
  • încăRomanian
  • штиль, перегонный куб, ещё, всё-таки, всё ещё, тем не менее, неподвижный, всё же, дистиллятор, успокаивать, успокоить, угомонитьRussian
  • unatoč, nepomičnoSerbo-Croatian
  • stále, ešte, aj tak, i napriek tomu, ešte viac, nadalejSlovak
  • šèSlovene
  • ändå, stilla, vindstilla, hembränningsapparat, bleke, lönnbränningsapparat, ännu, stillbild, än, fortfarande, tystnad, destilleringsapparat, stillestånd, destillator, stillhet, destillationsapparat, trots, lugna, lugna nerSwedish
  • இன்னும்Tamil
  • ఇంకాTelugu
  • นิ่งThai
  • hâlâTurkish
  • досіUkrainian
  • ابھی تکUrdu
  • cònVietnamese
  • נאָךYiddish

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    • A. moan
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