still Idioms & Phrases


coffey still

  • noun a still consisting of an apparatus for the fractional distillation of ethanol from fermentation on an industrial scale
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hold still for

  • verb tolerate or bear
    stand for.
    • I won't stand for this kind of behavior!
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Oil still

  • a still for hydrocarbons, esp. for petroleum.
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stand still

  • verb remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile
    • Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by
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Still and anon

  • at intervals and repeatedly; continually; ever and anon; now and then.
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still hunt

  • noun a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
    stalk; stalking.
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Still life

  • noun a painting of inanimate objects such as fruit or flowers
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  • . (Fine Arts) (a) Inanimate objects . (b) (Painting) The class or style of painting which represents inanimate objects, as fruit, flowers, dead game, etc.
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still room

  • noun a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc
    stillroom.
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Still watcher

  • a device for indicating the progress of distillation by the density of the liquid given over. Knight.
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still's disease

  • noun a form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects children; large joints become inflamed and bone growth may be retarded
    juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
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still-burn

Still"-burn` transitive verb

Etymology
imp. & p. p. still-burnt or Still-burned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Still-burning.
Definitions
  1. To burn in the process of distillation; as, to still-burn brandy.
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still-closing

Still"-clos"ing adjective

Definitions
  1. Ever closing. Obs. "Still-clothing waters." Shak.
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still-fish

  • verb fish with the line and bait resting still or stationary in the water
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still-hunt

  • verb hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
    ambush.
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Still"-hunt` noun

Definitions
  1. A hunting for game in a quiet and cautious manner, or under cover; stalking; hence, colloquially, the pursuit of any object quietly and cautiously. -- Still"-hunt`er n. -- Still"-hunt`ing, n. U.S.
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stock-still

  • adjective satellite absolutely still
    frozen; rooted.
    • frozen with horror
    • they stood rooted in astonishment
  • adverb without moving or making a sound
    still.
    • he sat still as a statue
    • time stood still
    • they waited stock-still outside the door
    • he couldn't hold still any longer
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Stock"-still` adjective

Etymology
CF. G. stock-still.
Definitions
  1. Still as a stock, or fixed post; perfectly still.
    His whole work stands stock-still. Sterne.
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stone-still

Stone"-still` adjective

Definitions
  1. As still as a stone. Shak.
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