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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

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(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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A hydraulic jump basin is a type of stilling basin designed to confine the hydraulic jump that will occur at the downstream end of the spillway chute, thus preventing the hydraulic jump from sweeping out and resulting in erosion damage at the dam toe.
The bureau is working up a contract now for repairs to both the spillway chute and the stilling basin, Aiken said.
von Goethe, who was impressed by him and published the first, and best, volume of his autobiography, Heinrich Stillings Jugend (1777; "Heinrich Stilling's Youth").