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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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