still

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  • Info A still is an apparatus used to distill liquid mixtures by heating to selectively boil and then cooling to condense the vapor. more...
  • Most of them still keep their traditional ways of life.
  • In some areas of law, that is still the case.
  • Crossing the country by train took four or five days, as it still does by car.
  • Republican strength is still greatest in eastern parts of the state.
  • Assembly language is still taught in most computer science and electronic engineering programs.
  • General intelligence is still among the field's long term goals.
  • Another, but much larger stadium, is still in the opening stages of construction.
  • The house has been moved from its original location but still stands on part of the first land grant.
  • The construction technique of the buildings is still unknown, but the main material was wood.
  • They can still be found post-independence in these former territories.
  • His works are still cited by common law courts around the world.
  • In doing so, he also developed the brightness scale still in use today.
  • His early progress in learning was slow, and he still could not read when he was eight years old.
  • She called up all the energy of her nature, and stilled herself to speak. Cited from The Marquis of Lossie, by George MacDonald
  • Stills wanted to work all night and the others worked all day.
  • However, due to their low cost, natural adhesives are still more commonly used.
  • Still others may lack any formal leaders, either in principle or by local necessity.
  • Legislation first introduced by the British is still in effect in modified form today.
  • It was played throughout the country in varying forms and is still to be found in some areas.
  • They are still allowed to contribute to the election but only in a minor fashion.
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Meaning of still

  • noun A static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • 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
  • verb Lessen the intensity of or calm
    The news eased my conscience, still the fears
  • verb Make motionless
  • adjective 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
  • adjective Not sparkling
    a still wine, still mineral water
  • adverb 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?
  • adverb 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