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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 still /ˈstɪl/
 (ad.)仍然,依舊;更加,越發(a.)寂靜的,沒有聲響的;靜止的,平靜的U寂靜

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Still a. [Compar. Stiller superl. Stillest.]
 1. Motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still. Still as any stone.”
 2. Uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still.
 The sea that roared at thy command,
 At thy command was still.   --Addison.
 3. Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere. “When all the woods are still.”
 4. Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low. “A still small voice.”
 5. Constant; continual. [Obs.]
    By still practice learn to know thy meaning.   --Shak.
 6. Not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines.
 Still life. Fine Arts (a) Inanimate objects. (b) Painting The class or style of painting which represents inanimate objects, as fruit, flowers, dead game, etc.
 Syn: -- Quiet; calm; noiseless; serene; motionless; inert; stagnant.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Still, v. t.
 1. To cause to fall by drops.
 2. To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Still, v. i.  To drop, or flow in drops; to distill. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Still, n.
 1. Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight. [Poetic]
 2. A steep hill or ascent. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Still, adv.
 1. To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet.
    It hath been anciently reported, and is still received.   --Bacon.
 2. In the future as now and before.
    Hourly joys be still upon you!   --Shak.
 3. In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly.
    The desire of fame betrays an ambitious man into indecencies that lessen his reputation; he is still afraid lest any of his actions should be thrown away in private.   --Addison.
    Chemists would be rich if they could still do in great quantities what they have sometimes done in little.   --Boyle.
 4. In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives.
    The guilt being great, the fear doth still exceed.   --Shak.
 5. Notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But.
 As sunshine, broken in the rill,
 Though turned astray, is sunshine still.   --Moore.
 6. After that; after what is stated.
    In the primitive church, such as by fear being compelled to sacrifice to strange gods, after repented, and kept still the office of preaching the gospel.   --Whitgift.
 Still and anon, at intervals and repeatedly; continually; ever and anon; now and then.
 And like the watchful minutes to the hour,
 Still and anon cheered up the heavy time.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Still, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stilled p. pr. & vb. n. Stilling.]
 1. To stop, as motion or agitation; to cause to become quiet, or comparatively quiet; to check the agitation of; as, to still the raging sea.
    He having a full sway over the water, had power to still and compose it, as well as to move and disturb it.   --Woodward.
 2. To stop, as noise; to silence.
    With his name the mothers still their babies.   --Shak.
 3. To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions.
    Toil that would, at least, have stilled an unquiet impulse in me.   --Hawthorne.
 Syn: -- To quiet; calm; allay; lull; pacify; appease; subdue; suppress; silence; stop; check; restrain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Still n.
 1. A vessel, boiler, or copper used in the distillation of liquids; specifically, one used for the distillation of alcoholic liquors; a retort. The name is sometimes applied to the whole apparatus used in in vaporization and condensation.
 2. A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
 Still watcher, a device for indicating the progress of distillation by the density of the liquid given over. --Knight.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 still
      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