still water


noun

a part of a stream that is level or where the level of inclination is so slight that no current is visible.

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Origin of still water

First recorded in 1620–30

Definition for still water (2 of 2)

Stillwater
[ stil-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈstɪlˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /

noun

a city in N Oklahoma.
a town in E Minnesota.
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Example sentences from the Web for still water

  • One should be such an original as that still-water Steftsia to insist, unless from malice, that he was an insufferable puppet.

    Children of the Soil|Henryk Sienkiewicz