adjective, still·er, still·est.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for still
Origin of still1
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Definition for still (2 of 3)
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of still2
Definition for still (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for still
For one Speyside distillery in particular, The Macallan, that process has come to be defined by some curiously small stills.
Japanese distillers often use a combination of different types of stills and different casks, whereas the Scots cannot.Watch Out, Scotland! Japanese Whisky Is on the Rise|Kayleigh Kulp|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My esteemed mentor, Boris Fruman, showed us 100 slides of stills from films,” says Granik.Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director|Marlow Stern|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A single malt is made with malted barley in pot stills at a single distillery.
A blended scotch whisky is made by combining several single malts with wheat and/or corn whiskies in column stills.
Are there no vats in Milwaukee, no stills in Kentucky, no factories wrapping paper rings around bunches of dead leaves at Tampa?The Women of Tomorrow|William Hard
The use of more stills for making kerosene would automatically produce more by-products of every sort.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
By an order of the Governor in Council this was forbidden, but many continued to work their stills in secret.
The most enterprising went so far as to introduce stills and commence the manufacture of spirits in the colony.
It abolished the small stills and imposed a comparatively heavy duty on the popular drink, branvin.
British Dictionary definitions for still (1 of 2)
- a still photograph, esp of a scene from a motion-picture film
- (as modifier)a still camera
Derived forms of stillstillness, noun
Word Origin for still
British Dictionary definitions for still (2 of 2)
Word Origin for still
Idioms and Phrases with still
In addition to the idioms beginning with still
- still and all
- still small voice
- still waters run deep
- heart misses a beat (stands still)
- hold still
- jury is still out
- keep quiet (still)
- quiet (still) as a mouse