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Definition of Stills

Still
Still Still, v. t. [Abbreviated fr. distill.] 1. To cause to fall by drops. 2. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill. --Tusser.
Still
Still Still, v. i. [L. stillare. Cf. Distill.] To drop, or flow in drops; to distill. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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Still Still, adv. [AS. stille quietly. See Still, a. The modern senses come from the idea of stopping and staying still, or motionless.] 1. To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet. It hath been anciently reported, and is still received. --Bacon. 2. In the future as now and before. Hourly joys be still upon you! --Shak. 3. In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly. 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. --Addison. Chemists would be rich if they could still do in great quantities what they have sometimes done in little. --Boyle. 4. In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives. The guilt being great, the fear doth still exceed. --Shak. 5. Notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But. As sunshine, broken in the rill, Though turned astray, is sunshine still. --Moore. 6. After that; after what is stated. 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. --Whitgift. Still and anon, at intervals and repeatedly; continually; ever and anon; now and then. And like the watchful minutes to the hour, Still and anon cheered up the heavy time. --Shak.
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Still Still, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Stilling.] [AS. stillan, from stille still, quiet, firm. See Still, a.] 1. 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. He having a full sway over the water, had power to still and compose it, as well as to move and disturb it. --Woodward. 2. To stop, as noise; to silence. With his name the mothers still their babies. --Shak. 3. To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions. --Shak. Toil that would, at least, have stilled an unquiet impulse in me. --Hawthorne. Syn: To quiet; calm; allay; lull; pacify; appease; subdue; suppress; silence; stop; check; restrain.
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Still Still, n. [Cf. OE. stillatorie. See Still, v., to distill.] 1. 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. 2. A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery. Still watcher, a device for indicating the progress of distillation by the density of the liquid given over. --Knight.
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Still Still, n. [Cf. G. stille.] 1. Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight. [Poetic]
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Still Still, a. [Compar. Stiller; superl. Stillest.] [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.] 1. Motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still. ``Still as any stone.' --Chaucer. 2. Uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still. The sea that roared at thy command, At thy command was still. --Addison. 3. Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere. ``When all the woods are still.' --Milton. 4. Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low. ``A still small voice.' --1 Kings xix. 12. 5. Constant; continual. [Obs.] By still practice learn to know thy meaning. --Shak. 6. Not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines. 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.

Meaning of Stills from wikipedia

- Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. As both a solo act and member of two successful bands, Stills has combined record sales of over...
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- Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) were a folk rock supergroup made up of American singer-songwriters David Crosby and Stephen Stills, and English singer-songwriter...
- (2006-05-11). "The Stills". NOW Magazine. Retrieved 2019-04-26. "Without Feathers - The Stills". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-09-13. "The Stills: Without Feathers...
- Stills is a 1975 studio album by American musician Stephen Stills. It is his third solo album and his first release on Columbia Records. The album was...
- 2012 season, Stills decided to forgo his final year of college eligibility and enter the NFL Draft. The New Orleans Saints selected Stills in the fifth...
- tracks where Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young all performed their parts in the same session. Later the original lead vocal by Stephen Stills was partly replaced...
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