(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); 'he wanted some stills for a magazine ad'.

(verb.) make motionless.

(verb.) lessen the intensity of or calm; 'The news eased my conscience'; 'still the fears'.

(adj.) free from noticeable current; 'a still pond'; 'still waters run deep' .

(adj.) 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' .

(adj.) not sparkling; 'a still wine'; 'still mineral water' .

(adv.) 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?'.

(adv.) 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'.

编辑:谢恩--From WordNet


(adv.) Motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still.

(adv.) Uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still.

(adv.) Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere.

(adv.) Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.

(adv.) Constant; continual.

(adv.) Not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines.

(n.) Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight.

(n.) A steep hill or ascent.

(a.) To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet.

(a.) In the future as now and before.

(a.) In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly.

(a.) In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives.

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

(a.) After that; after what is stated.

(a.) 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.

(a.) To stop, as noise; to silence.

(a.) To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions.

(v.) 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.

(v.) A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery.

(v. t.) To cause to fall by drops.

(v. t.) To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.

(v. i.) To drop, or flow in drops; to distill.



v. a. [1]. Silence, stifle, muffle, hush.[2]. Calm, compose, quiet, allay, appease, pacify, tranquillize, smooth.

a. [1]. Silent, noiseless, hushed, mute, mum.[2]. Quiet, calm, tranquil, placid, serene, stilly.[3]. Motionless, quiescent, at rest.

ad. or conj. [1]. Yet, till now, to this time.[2]. However, nevertheless, notwithstanding.[3]. Always, ever, continually, habitually.



SYN:Quiet, calm,[See {[uK_|]?}], hushed, silent, pacific, serene, {[m<>:it>nless]?}, stagnant, peaceful, quiescent, tranquil, stationary

ANT:Unquiet, disturbed, agitated, moved, noisy, resonant, turbulent, moving,transitional



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.

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.





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