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Still

(stil),
George F., English physician, 1868-1941. See: Still disease, Still murmur, Still-Chauffard syndrome.

still,

n an apparatus used for steam or water distillation. It comprises a vessel that contains water and aromatic plant material, a condenser that cools the vapor produced from heating the plant material, and a receiver for collecting the condensed products.
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More than once Dickon paused in what he was doing and stood still with a sort of growing wonder in his eyes, shaking his head softly.
There was still money in her purse, and her next temptation presented itself in the shape of a matinee poster.
We are not yet discovered, and there is still hope.
Still, there was no abatement in the storm, but it blew harder.
And you forget, my lady, that I still have Tepus and Gilbert.
Still, he shall have plenty of hardship yet before he has done with it.
The little old box-house was still unpainted without and unpapered within.
They tell me that not long ago he could still be seen about the neighbourhood occasionally, a man in a black cloak, nearly blind, with very wild, white hair, but a face of astonishing softness.
The manner of the scholar had nearly disappeared; still more the manner of the drawing-room young man.
He began seriously to take himself for a personage in a fairy tale; he cast his eyes about him from time to time to time, as though to see if the chariot of fire, harnessed to two-winged chimeras, which alone could have so rapidly transported him from Tartarus to Paradise, were still there.
That gigantic black behind him has had many names since he dropped the one with which dusky mothers still terrify their children on the banks of the Guadjo-mo.
An occasional javelin was still dropping perilously close to us, so we hastened to draw as close as possible to the cliffside, where we were compara-tively safe from the missiles.