noun, plural still lifes.
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Origin of still life
OTHER WORDS FROM still lifestill-life, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for still life
The next minute they are frozen in an eerie, extended tableau vivant——a still-life that's not actually still.‘A Field in England’ Is a Psychedelic Cinematic Trip|Andrew Romano|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The photographs displayed on Flickr become an endless exercise in projection—a still-life ChatRoulette.
So too, the photographs displayed on Flickr become an endless exercise in projection—a still-life ChatRoulette.
In the still-life of a man of letters there was no obvious reason for a change.Table-Talk|William Hazlitt
Herman, and a brother, Pieter, were painters of still-life subjects at Leyden.
The projector carries two lenses, one for animation, and the other for still-life lantern slide work.Practical Cinematography and Its Applications|Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
Czanne has painted landscapes, rustic scenes and still-life pictures.The French Impressionists (1860-1900)|Camille Mauclair
However, I have already seen virile works of yours—the portrait of your grandmother and the still-life.The Letters of a Post-Impressionist|Vincent Van Gogh
British Dictionary definitions for still life
noun plural still lifes
- a painting or drawing of inanimate objects, such as fruit, flowers, etc
- (as modifier)a still-life painting