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still (>Vietnamese)

adj

1: not in physical motion; "the inertia of an object at rest" [syn: inactive, motionless, static]

2: marked by absence of sound; "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still" [syn: silent, soundless]

3: free from disturbance; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water" [syn: placid, quiet, tranquil, unruffled]

4: 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; "a still photograph"; "Cezanne's still life of apples" [ant: moving]

5: not sparkling; "a still wine"; "still mineral water" [syn: noneffervescent] [ant: sparkling]

6: free from noticeable current; "a still pond"; "still waters run deep"

n

1: a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes); "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"

2: (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night" [syn: hush, stillness]

3: 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

4: a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation [syn: distillery]

adv

1: with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation; "it's still warm outside"; "will you still love me when we're old and grey?" [ant: no longer]

2: despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it"; "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed"; "he was a stern yet fair master"; "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go" [syn: however, nevertheless, withal, yet, all the same, even so, nonetheless, notwithstanding]

3: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons; "looked sick and felt even worse"; "an even (or still) more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be solved"; "a yet sadder tale" [syn: even, yet]

4: 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" [syn: stock-still]

v

1: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear" [syn: calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull] [ant: agitate]

2: cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!" [syn: hush, quieten, silence, shut up, hush up] [ant: louden]

3: lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears" [syn: allay, relieve, ease]

4: make motionless

Adjacent words: stilbestrol | stilboestrol | stile | stiletto | stiletto heel | stilettoeing | stilettoeing | still | still hunt | still life | still room | stillbirth | stillborn | stillborn infant | still-fish | still-hunt

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