still

I.
/stɪl / (say stil)

adjective
1. remaining in place or at rest; motionless; stationary: to stand still.
2. free from sound or noise, as a place, time, etc.; silent.
3. subdued or low in sound; hushed: a still small voice.
4. free from commotion of any kind; quiet; tranquil; calm.
5. without waves or perceptible current, as water.
6. not effervescent or sparkling, as wine.
7. Photography denoting or relating to a still (def. 9).
noun
8. Poetic stillness or silence.
9. a single photographic picture, especially a print of one of the frames of a film.
adverb
10. at this or that time; as previously: is she still here?
11. up to this or that time: points still unsettled.
12. in the future as in the past: objections will still be made.
13. even or yet (with comparatives or the like): still more complaints.
14. even then; yet; nevertheless: to be rich and still crave for more.
15. without sound or movement.
16. Poetic steadily; constantly; always.
conjunction
17. and yet; but yet; nevertheless: it was futile, still they fought.
verb (t)
18. to silence or hush (sounds, etc.).
19. to calm, appease, or allay.
20. to quiet (waves, winds, commotion, tumult, passion, pain, etc.).
verb (i)
21. to become still or quiet.
{Middle English and Old English stille}
II.
/stɪl / (say stil)

noun
1. a distilling apparatus, consisting of a vessel, in which the substance is heated and vaporised, and a cooling device or coil for condensing the vapour.
2. distillery.
verb (t)
3. Obsolete to distil.
{aphetic variant of distil}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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