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Still

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective, Adverb

CIDE DICTIONARY

Stilla. [OE. stille, AS. stille; akin to D. stil, OS. & OHG. stilli, G. still, Dan. stille, Sw. stilla, and to E. stall; from the idea of coming to a stand, or halt. Cf. Still, adv.].
  •  Motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still.  [1913 Webster]
    "The sea that roared at thy command,
    At thy command was still.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.  1 Kings xix. 12.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Constant; continual.  [1913 Webster]
    "By still practice learn to know thy meaning."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines.  [1913 Webster]
Still life. (Fine Arts) (a) Inanimate objects. (b) (Painting) The class or style of painting which represents inanimate objects, as fruit, flowers, dead game, etc.
Syn. -- Quiet; calm; noiseless; serene; motionless; inert; stagnant.
Stilln. [Cf. G. stille.].
  •  Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A steep hill or ascent.  W. Browne.  [1913 Webster]
Stilladv. [AS. stille quietly. See Still, a. The modern senses come from the idea of stopping and staying still, or motionless.].
  •  To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet.  [1913 Webster]
    "It hath been anciently reported, and is still received."  [1913 Webster]
  •  In the future as now and before.  [1913 Webster]
    "Hourly joys be still upon you!"  [1913 Webster]
  •  In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly.  [1913 Webster]
    "The desire of fame betrays an ambitious man into indecencies that lessen his reputation; he is still afraid lest any of his actions should be thrown away in private."  [1913 Webster]
    "Chemists would be rich if they could still do in great quantities what they have sometimes done in little."  [1913 Webster]
  •  In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives.  [1913 Webster]
    "The guilt being great, the fear doth still exceed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But.  [1913 Webster]
    "As sunshine, broken in the rill,
    Though turned astray, is sunshine still.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  After that; after what is stated.  [1913 Webster]
    "In the primitive church, such as by fear being compelled to sacrifice to strange gods, after repented, and kept still the office of preaching the gospel."  [1913 Webster]
    "And like the watchful minutes to the hour,
    Still and anon cheered up the heavy time.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Still and anon, at intervals and repeatedly; continually; ever and anon; now and then.
Stillv. t. [AS. stillan, from stille still, quiet, firm. See Still, 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.  [1913 Webster]
    "He having a full sway over the water, had power to still and compose it, as well as to move and disturb it."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To stop, as noise; to silence.  [1913 Webster]
    "With his name the mothers still their babies."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "Toil that would, at least, have stilled an unquiet impulse in me."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To quiet; calm; allay; lull; pacify; appease; subdue; suppress; silence; stop; check; restrain.
Stilln. [Cf. OE. stillatorie. See Still, v., to distill.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery.  [1913 Webster]
Still watcher, a device for indicating the progress of distillation by the density of the liquid given over. Knight.
Stillv. t. [Abbreviated fr. distill.].
  •  To cause to fall by drops.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.  Tusser.  [1913 Webster]
Stillv. i. [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.].
     To drop, or flow in drops; to distill.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Still, adj., n., adv., & v.
--adj.
1 not or hardly moving.
2 with little or no sound; calm and tranquil (a still evening).
3 (of sounds) hushed, stilled.
4 (of a drink) not effervescing.
--n.
1 deep silence (in the still of the night).
2 an ordinary static photograph (as opposed to a motion picture), esp. a single shot from a cinema film.
--adv.
1 without moving (stand still).
2 even now or at a particular time (they still did not understand; why are you still here?).
3 nevertheless; all the same.
4 (with compar. etc.) even, yet, increasingly (still greater efforts; still another explanation).
--v.tr. & intr. make or become still; quieten.

Idiom
still and all colloq. nevertheless. still life (pl. still lifes)
1 a painting or drawing of inanimate objects such as fruit or flowers.
2 this genre of painting. still waters run deep a quiet manner conceals depths of feeling or knowledge or cunning.
Derivative
stillness n.
Still, n. an apparatus for distilling spirituous liquors etc.

Idiom
still-room Brit.
1 a room for distilling.
2 a housekeeper's storeroom in a large house.
Etymology
obs. still (v.), ME f. DISTILL

THESAURUS

Still

Telephoto, Wirephoto, additionally, aerial photograph, aerosol, after all, again, albeit, all the same, allay, alleviate, along, already, although, appease, as well, as yet, asleep, asleep in Jesus, assuage, at a standstill, at all events, at anchor, at any rate, at rest, atomizer, awful silence, balm, becalm, bereft of life, besides, black-and-white photograph, bottling works, breathless, brewery, but, by this time, called home, calm, calm down, calmly, candid photograph, carrion, cheesecake, choke, choke off, chronophotograph, cloistered, color photograph, color print, compose, cool, cradle, croaked, dead, dead and gone, dead of night, dead-still, death-struck, deathlike, deathlike silence, deathly, deceased, defunct, demised, departed, departed this life, destitute of life, diapositive, distiller, distillery, done for, dulcify, dumbfound, dwindling, ease, ebbing, echoless, evaporator, even, even now, even out, even so, even-tenored, exanimate, fallen, finished, fixed, flat, food for worms, for all that, furthermore, gag, gentle, golden silence, gone, gone to glory, gone west, halcyon, heliochrome, heliograph, heretofore, hereunto, howbeit, however, hush, hush as death, hush of night, hush-hush, hushed, idle, immobile, immotive, impassive, in addition, in any case, in any event, inanimate, inaudibility, inaudible, inert, isolated, just the same, late, late lamented, launched into eternity, lifeless, likewise, lucid stillness, lull, martyred, moldering, mollify, montage, more, moreover, motionless, motionlessly, mousy, moveless, muffle, mug, mug shot, mum, muzzle, nevertheless, no more, noiseless, noiselessness, nonetheless, notwithstanding, out of commission, pacific, pacify, passed on, peace, peaceable, peaceful, peacefully, peacefulness, photo, photobiography, photochronograph, photograph, photomap, photomicrograph, photomontage, photomural, picture, pinup, placid, placidly, portrait, pour balm into, pushing up daisies, put to silence, quell, quiescence, quiescent, quiescently, quiet, quieten, quietly, quietness, quietude, rather, released, relieve, reposeful, reposing, rest, restful, resting, resting easy, retort, riding at anchor, rock, rock to sleep, sainted, secluded, sequestered, sequestrated, serene, settle, sheltered, shot, shush, shut down on, shut up, silence, silent, silently, silentness, sleeping, slide, smitten with death, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, smoothly, snap, snapshot, so far, soft-pedal, solemn silence, soothe, soundless, soundlessness, spray, squash, squelch, stabilize, static, stationary, statuelike, steady, stifle, still as death, still more, still photograph, stillborn, stillish, stillness, stilly, stock-still, stoic, stolid, strike dumb, subaudible, subdue, subsiding, suppress, tacitness, taciturnity, taken away, taken off, telephotograph, then as previously, though, throttle, thus far, till now, to date, to this day, tomblike silence, too, tranquil, tranquilize, tranquillity, tranquilly, transparency, unagitated, unarticulated, undisturbed, unemployed, unhearable, unmoved, unmoving, unperturbed, unperturbedly, unpronounced, unruffled, unsounded, unstirring, until now, until this time, untroubled, unuttered, unvocalized, unvoiced, up to now, vaporizer, waning, when, whisht, whist, wine press, winery, with the Lord, with the saints, without life, without vital functions, yet

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Still

Compensation

N compensation, equation, commutation, indemnification, compromise, neutralization, nullification, counteraction, reaction, measure for measure, retaliation, equalization, robbing Peter to pay Paul, set-off, offset, make-weight, casting-weight, counterpoise, ballast, indemnity, equivalent, quid pro quo, bribe, hush money, amends, counterbalance, counterclaim, cross-debt, cross- demand, compensating, compensatory, countervailing, in the opposite scale, equivalent, in return, in consideration, but, however, yet, still, notwithstanding, nevertheless, nathless, none the less, although, though, albeit, howbeit, mauger, at all events, at any rate, be that as it may, for all that, even so, on the other, hand, at the same time, quoad minus, quand meme, however that may be, after all is said and done, taking one thing with another, light is mingled with the gloom, every dark cloud has a silver lining, primo avulso non deficit alter, saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas.

Moderation

VB be moderate, keep within bounds, keep within compass, sober down, settle down, keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail, moderate, soften, mitigate, temper, accoy, attemper, contemper, mollify, lenify, dulcify, dull, take off the edge, blunt, obtund, sheathe, subdue, chasten, sober down, tone down, smooth down, weaken, lessen, check palliate, tranquilize, pacify, assuage, appease, swag, lull, soothe, compose, still, calm, calm down, cool, quiet, hush, quell, sober, pacify, tame, damp, lay, allay, rebate, slacken, smooth, alleviate, rock to sleep, deaden, smooth, throw cold water on, throw a wet blanket over, turn off, slake, curb, tame, smooth over, pour oil on the waves, pour oil on the troubled waters, pour balm into, mattre de l'eau dans son vin, go out like a lamb, roar you as gently as any sucking dove.

N moderation, lenity, temperateness, gentleness, sobriety, quiet, mental calmness, moderating, anaphrodisia, relaxation, remission, mitigation, tranquilization, assuagement, contemporation, pacification, measure, juste milieu, golden mean, ariston metron, moderator, lullaby, sedative, lenitive, demulcent, antispasmodic, carminative, laudanum, rose water, balm, poppy, opiate, anodyne, milk, opium, poppy or mandragora, wet blanket, palliative, moderate, lenient, gentle, mild, mellow, cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured, tempered, calm, unruffled, quiet, tranquil, still, slow, smooth, untroubled, tame, peaceful, peaceable, pacific, halcyon, unexciting, unirritating, soft, bland, oily, demulcent, lenitive, anodyne, hypnotic, sedative, antiorgastic, anaphrodisiac, mild as mother's milk, milk and water, moderately, gingerly, piano, under easy sail, at half speed, within bounds, within compass, in reason, est modue in rebus, pour oil on troubled waters.

Quiescence

N quiescence, rest, stillness, quiescence, stagnation, stagnancy, fixity, immobility, catalepsy, indisturbance, quietism, quiet, tranquility, calm, repose, peace, dead calm, anticyclone, statue-like repose, silence, not a breath of air, not a mouse stirring, sleep, pause, lull, stand still, standing still, lock, dead lock, dead stop, dead stand, full stop, fix, embargo, resting place, gite, bivouac, home, pillow, haven, goal, quiescent, still, motionless, moveless, fixed, stationary, immotile, at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor, stock, still, standing still, sedentary, untraveled, stay-at-home, becalmed, stagnant, quiet, unmoved, undisturbed, unruffled, calm, restful, cataleptic, immovable, sleeping, silent, still as a statue, still as a post, still as a mouse, still as death, vegetative, vegetating, at a stand, tout court, at the halt, Int, stop!, stay!, avast!, halt!, hold hard!, whoa!, hold!, sabr karo!, requiescat in pace, Deus nobis haec otia fecit, the noonday quiet holds the hill, quiescence, rest, stillness, quiescence, stagnation, stagnancy, fixity, immobility, catalepsy, indisturbance, quietism, quiet, tranquility, calm, repose, peace, dead calm, anticyclone, statue-like repose, silence, not a breath of air, not a mouse stirring, sleep, pause, lull, stand still, standing still, lock, dead lock, dead stop, dead stand, full stop, fix, embargo, resting place, gite, bivouac, home, pillow, haven, goal, quiescent, still, motionless, moveless, fixed, stationary, immotile, at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor, stock, still, standing still, sedentary, untraveled, stay-at-home, becalmed, stagnant, quiet, unmoved, undisturbed, unruffled, calm, restful, cataleptic, immovable, sleeping, silent, still as a statue, still as a post, still as a mouse, still as death, vegetative, vegetating, at a stand, tout court, at the halt, Int, stop!, stay!, avast!, halt!, hold hard!, whoa!, hold!, sabr karo!, requiescat in pace, Deus nobis haec otia fecit, the noonday quiet holds the hill.

Vaporization

N vaporization, volatilization, gasification, evaporation, vaporation, distillation, cupellation, cohobation, sublimination, exhalation, volatility, vaporizer, still, retort, fumigation, steaming, bay salt, chloride of sodium, mister, spray, bubble, effervescence, ', volatilized, reeking, volatile, evaporable, vaporizable, bubbly, effervescent, boiling, Specific Fluids.

Calefaction

N calefaction, increase of temperature, heating, calefaction, tepefaction, torrefaction, melting, fusion, liquefaction, burning, ambustion, combustion, incension, accension, concremation, cremation, scorification, cautery, cauterization, ustulation, calcination, cracking, refining, incineration, cineration, carbonization, cupellation, ignition, inflammation, adustion, flagration, deflagration, conflagration, empyrosis, incendiarism, arson, auto dafe, boiling, coction, ebullition, estuation, elixation, decoction, ebullioscope, geyser, distillation (vaporization), furnace, blanket, flannel, fur, wadding, clothing, still, refinery, fractionating column, fractionating tower, cracking tower, match, incendiary, petroleuse, cauterizer, caustic, lunar caustic, alkali, apozem, moxa, acid, aqua fortis, aqua regia, catheretic, nitric acid, nitrochloro-hydric acid, nitromuriatic acid, radioactivity, gamma rays, alpha particles, beta rays, X-rays, radiation, cosmic radiation, background radiation, radioactive isotopes, tritium, uranium, plutonium, radon, radium, sunstroke, coup de soleil, insolation, pottery, ceramics, crockery, porcelain, china, earthenware, stoneware, pot, mug, terra cotta, brick, clinker, cinder, ash, scoriae, embers, soot, slag, coke, carbon, charcoal, wood alcohol, turpentine, tea tree oil, gasoline, kerosene, naptha, fuel oil (fuel), wax, paraffin, residue, tar, inflammability, combustibility, diathermancy, transcalency, conduction, convection, radiation, radiant heat, heat conductivity, conductivity, thermal expansion, coefficient of expansion, heated, molten, sodden, r_echauff_e, heating, adust, inflammable, combustible, diathermal, diathermanous, burnt, volcanic, radioactive.

Furnace

N furnace, stove, kiln, oven, cracker, hearth, focus, combustion chamber, athanor, hypocaust, reverberatory, volcano, forge, fiery furnace, limekiln, Dutch oven, tuyere, brasier, salamander, heater, warming pan, boiler, caldron, seething caldron, pot, urn, kettle, chafing-dish, retort, crucible, alembic, still, waffle irons, muffle furnace, induction furnace, electric heater, electric furnace, electric resistance heat, open-hearth furnace, fireplace, gas fireplace, coal fire, wood fire, fire-dog, fire- irons, grate, range, kitchener, caboose, camboose, poker, tongs, shovel, ashpan, hob, trivet, andiron, gridiron, ashdrop, frying-pan, stew-pan, backlog, hearth, inglenook, oil burner, gas burner, Franklin stove, pot-bellied stove, wood-burning stove, central heating, steam heat, hot water heat, gas heat, forced hot air, electric heat, heat pump, solar heat, convective heat, hothouse, bakehouse, washhouse, laundry, conservatory, sudatory, Turkish bath, Russian bath, vapor bath, steam bath, sauna, warm bath, vaporarium.

Silence

VB be silent, hold one's tongue, render silent, silence, still, hush, stifle, muffle, stop, muzzle, put to silence.

N silence, stillness, peace, hush, lull, muteness, solemn silence, awful silence, dead silence, deathlike silence, silent, still, stilly, noiseless, soundless, hushed, mute, soft, solemn, awful, deathlike, silent as the grave, inaudible, silently, sub silentio, Int, hush!, silence!, soft!, whist!, tush!, chut!, tut!, pax!, be quiet!, be silent!, be still!, shut up!, chup!, chup rao!, tace!, one might hear a feather drop, one might hear a pin drop, so quiet you could hear a pin drop, grosse Seelen dulden still, le silence est la vertu de ceux qui ne sont pas sa, le silence est le parti le plus sar de celui se d_, silence more musical than any song, tacent satis laudant, better to be silent and thought a fool than to spe.


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