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still,

term applied to the apparatus used in distillationdistillation,
process used to separate the substances composing a mixture. It involves a change of state, as of liquid to gas, and subsequent condensation. The process was probably first used in the production of intoxicating beverages.
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, referring either to the flask in which a liquid to be distilled is evaporated, or to other pieces of equipment, or to the entire apparatus.

still

[stil]
(chemical engineering)
A device used to evaporate liquids; heat is applied to the liquid, and the resulting vapor is condensed to a liquid state.

still

1
a. a still photograph, esp of a scene from a motion-picture film
b. (as modifier): a still camera

still

2
1. an apparatus for carrying out distillation, consisting of a vessel in which a mixture is heated, a condenser to turn the vapour back to liquid, and a receiver to hold the distilled liquid, used esp in the manufacture of spirits
2. a place where spirits are made; distillery
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Thine is the stillest night Dein ist die stillste Nacht
sink speed is to go flying in the stillest air possible (think early morning or late evening on a windless day) and maintain level flight (an autopilot can be useful for this drill) while reducing power about one-inch MP or 100 RPM every minute or two.
Yet in another way the story doesn't end, for we live as the Canyon does, changing so slowly we scarcely notice, but even in the stillest of moments in flux.
Arctic Magic lay still at Taunton on Tuesday, the stillest thing in vision as the remaining runners slugged it out up the run-in and human assistance came her way.
This above all--ask yourself in the stillest hour of your night: must I write?
Take the shot: Today's quietest bows shooting mid-weight arrows are so hushed that on all but the stillest days deer barely hear them and are less likely to react to the shot.
There is also some new glass sculpture; the outsides of these works are rough and opaque, the insides smooth like the stillest water.