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still

noun

1 still

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

Roget 384: increase of temperature; heating etc. v.; calefaction, tepefaction, torrefaction; melting, fusion; liquefaction etc. 335; burning etc. ... show more

Roget 386: furnace, stove, kiln, oven; cracker; hearth, focus, combustion chamber; athanor, hypocaust, reverberatory; volcano; forge, fiery furnace; ... show more

Roget 336: vaporization, volatilization; gasification, evaporation, vaporation; distillation, cupellation [Chem], cohobation, sublimination, exhalation; volatility.    vaporizer, still, retort; ... show more

Dutch: alambiek
Polish: fotos



2 still

poetic Tranquil silence:
— The still of the night.

synonyms: hush, stillness.

Dutch: alambiek, analyse

3 still

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.

Dutch: alambiek
Polish: kolumna

4 still

A plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation.

synonym: distillery.

Dutch: distilleerderij, branderij, stokerij, destilleerderij, alambiek

verb

1 still

Make calm or still.

synonyms: calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize.

Roget 174: be moderate etc. adj.; keep within bounds, keep within compass; sober down, settle down; keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail.    moderate, soften, mitigate, ... show more

2 still

Cause to be quiet or not talk.

synonyms: hush, hush up, quieten, shut up, silence.

Roget 403: be silent etc. adj.; hold one's tongue etc. (not speak) 585.    render silent etc. adj.; silence, still, hush; stifle, ... show more

Dutch: verzwijgen

3 still

Lessen the intensity of or calm:
— Still the fears.

synonyms: allay, ease, relieve.

Dutch: bedaren, tot bedaren brengen, verminderen, opluchten

4 still

Make motionless.

Dutch: stilhouden

adjective

1 still

Not in physical motion.

synonyms: inactive, motionless, static.

2 still

Marked by absence of sound:
— The night was still.

synonyms: silent, soundless.

Roget 403: silent; still, stilly; noiseless, soundless; hushed etc. v.; mute etc. 581.    soft, solemn, awful, ... show more

3 still

of a body of water Free from disturbance by heavy waves:
— Scarcely a ripple on the still water.

synonyms: placid, quiet, smooth, tranquil, unruffled.

Roget 265: quiescent, still; motionless, moveless; fixed; stationary; immotile; at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor; stock, still; standing still etc. ... show more

Roget 174: moderate; lenient etc. 740; gentle, mild, mellow; cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured; tempered etc. ... show more

4 still

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.

5 still

Not sparkling:
— A still wine.
— Still mineral water.

synonym: noneffervescent.

6 still

Free from noticeable current.

adverb

1 still

With reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation.

2 still

Despite anything to the contrary (usually preceding a concession):
— Granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go.

synonyms: all the same, at the same time, even so, however, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, withal, yet.

Roget 30: in return, in consideration; but, however, yet, still, notwithstanding; nevertheless, nathless, none the less; although, though; albeit, howbeit; ... show more

3 still

To a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons:
— An even (or still) more interesting problem.
— Still another problem must be solved.

synonyms: even, yet.

4 still

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.

synonym: stock-still.


Moby thesaurus: 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 ... show more.

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