Andrew still



Andrew Taylor, 1828–1917, U.S. founder of osteopathy.
William Grant, 1895–1978, U.S. composer.
adjective
(usually predicative) motionless; stationary
undisturbed or tranquil; silent and calm
not sparkling or effervescent: a still wine
gentle or quiet; subdued
(obsolete) (of a child) dead at birth
adverb
continuing now or in the future as in the past: do you still love me?
up to this or that time; yet: I still don’t know your name
(often used with a comparative) even or yet: still more insults
quiet or without movement: sit still
(poetic, dialect) always
noun
(poetic) silence or tranquillity: the still of the night

a still photograph, esp of a scene from a motion-picture film
(as modifier): a still camera

verb
to make or become still, quiet, or calm
(transitive) to allay or relieve: her fears were stilled
sentence connector
even then; nevertheless: the child has some new toys and still cries
noun
an apparatus for carrying out distillation, consisting of a vessel in which a mixture is heated, a condenser to turn the vapour back to liquid, and a receiver to hold the distilled liquid, used esp in the manufacture of spirits
a place where spirits are made; distillery
adj.

And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the LORD was not in the earthquake: and after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice. [1 Kings 19:11-13]

n.
v.
adv.

still and all
still small voice
still waters run deep

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