Stilling



adjective, stiller, stillest.
1.
remaining in place or at rest; motionless; stationary:
to stand still.
2.
free from sound or noise, as a place or persons; silent:
to keep still about a matter.
3.
subdued or low in sound; hushed:
a still, small voice.
4.
free from turbulence or commotion; peaceful; tranquil; calm:
the still air.
5.
without waves or perceptible current; not flowing, as water.
6.
not effervescent or sparkling, as wine.
7.
Photography. noting, pertaining to, or used for making single photographs, as opposed to a motion picture.
noun
8.
stillness or silence:
the still of the night.
9.
Photography. a single photographic print, as one of the frames of a motion-picture film.
adverb
10.
at this or that time; as previously:
Are you still here?
11.
up to this or that time; as yet:
A day before departure we were still lacking an itinerary.
12.
in the future as in the past:
Objections will still be made.
13.
even; in addition; yet (used to emphasize a comparative):
still more complaints; still greater riches.
14.
even then; yet; nevertheless:
to be rich and still crave more.
15.
without sound or movement; quietly:
Sit still!
16.
at or to a greater distance or degree.
17.
Archaic. steadily; constantly; always.
conjunction
18.
and yet; but yet; nevertheless:
It was futile, still they fought.
verb (used with object)
19.
to silence or hush (sounds, voices, etc.).
20.
to calm, appease, or allay:
to still a craving.
21.
to quiet, subdue, or cause to subside (waves, winds, commotion, tumult, passion, pain, etc.).
verb (used without object)
22.
to become still or quiet.
Idioms
23.
still and all, nonetheless; even with everything considered:
Even though you dislike us, still and all you should be polite.
noun
1.
a distilling apparatus, consisting of a vessel in which a liquid is heated and vaporized and a cooling device or coil for condensing the vapor.
2.
a distillery.
verb (used with or without object)
3.
to distill.
adjective
1.
(usually predicative) motionless; stationary
2.
undisturbed or tranquil; silent and calm
3.
not sparkling or effervescent: a still wine
4.
gentle or quiet; subdued
5.
(obsolete) (of a child) dead at birth
adverb
6.
continuing now or in the future as in the past: do you still love me?
7.
up to this or that time; yet: I still don’t know your name
8.
(often used with a comparative) even or yet: still more insults
9.
quiet or without movement: sit still
10.
(poetic, dialect) always
noun
11.
(poetic) silence or tranquillity: the still of the night
12.

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

verb
13.
to make or become still, quiet, or calm
14.
(transitive) to allay or relieve: her fears were stilled
sentence connector
15.
even then; nevertheless: the child has some new toys and still cries
noun
1.
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
2.
a place where spirits are made; distillery

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