There are 2 main translations of still in Spanish

: still1still2

still1

en calma, adj.

Pronunciation /stɪl/

See Spanish definition of fotograma

adjective

  • 1

    (motionless)
    (lake/air) en calma
    (lake/air) quieto
    (lake/air) tranquilo
    sit/stand still quédate quieto
    • he lay still estaba tendido sin moverse
    • hold the camera still no muevas la cámara
    • her heart stood still for a moment el corazón se le paró un momento
    • No one moved, except the town Sheriff who moved towards the still body and checked the pulse.
    • He looks as if he would be more at home in the still places of academe than in the hurly-burly of political life.
    • When she touched his still body, he opened his eyes.
    • The water is perfectly still, with no current, no wind and hardly a ripple for waves.
    • The tip of the oar sliced down through the surface of the still water like a knife through smoke.
    • Mists condensed in the still air and blurred the vigorous shapes and almost made soft rain.
    • He drew deeply on his hookah, wheezing and coughing, making it burble and bubble in the still air.
    • The odd swan and some of the resident ducks can be seen coming into land on the still waters as well.
    • Large trout are temptingly visible in the clear still waters of mountain lakes.
    • In the event, they were right, and the air was perfectly still, so it was stiflingly hot.
    • Take control of your life, preferably in a beautiful place and beside still waters.
    • The suprabatham from the temple loud speaker floated in the still air of the morning.
    • One big advantage of fishing above the dam is that it is still water and offers the opportunity to fish with a float.
    • Are you panting from exertion all the time during a dive in still water, instead of feeling relaxed?
    • In my book these are the finest still waters I have had the privilege to fish in the British Isles.
    • I will look at trotting fast flowing waters before moving into still water tactics.
    • Well, there is another fish that inhabit many of the still waters which are open for fishing.
    • On both rivers and still waters, fish will eat this fly and the tying for this pattern is very simple.
    • Safe to say it felt rather more exciting than my experiences on British still water lakes.
    • Choose a still day and keep the nose of the watering can well down to avoid poisoning plants in your borders.
    • On a still evening when the light is thick and gold, take a basket to the delis in Five Ways in Paddington.
    • Sitting by the window and looking outwards, I noticed how very still it was yesterday.
    • The atmosphere was very still and tense as parents waited to learn what had happened to their children.
  • 2

    (of drink)
    sin gas
    no efervescente
    • Visible bubbles in a supposedly still wine are frequently viewed as a fault.
    • Just remember to pour only the tiniest amount in each glass - and have plenty of still water on the side.
    • The best drinks for children are milk, which contains calcium, and still water.
    • I thought he was cured; on Friday night we all managed a bottle of still water each at dinner.
    • If you are sick, be sure to replace lost fluids with frequent small sips of cold, still water
    • Put us down for three cases of the sparkling mineral water, and two of the still.

noun

  • 1

    Cinema Photography
    fotograma masculine
    • Looking like film noir stills, these photographs were nighttime shots of the actual sites where the fateful encounters between police and civilians occurred.
    • Collected photographs, stills, archival film footage, and interview segments all look fine, though some sport more of a worn look than others.
    • Also included is a photo gallery of behind the scenes pictures and stills from the film.
    • His manuscript included declassified satellite imagery and maps as well as eyewitness statements, personal photographs, stills from a documentary film, and other items.
    • He is a young Berlin-based artist who forages among film stills and documentary photographs, making paintings and charcoal drawings after the images he finds.
    • What we do get is a photo gallery of about 14 stills from the film and the theatrical trailer, presented in anamorphic widescreen.
    • The stills from this film could compete in any photography exhibit.
    • Equally interesting are the galleries of storyboards, production designs, and publicity stills from the film.
    • After 1959, he devoted himself to film, and his later photographic pieces are often printed directly from film strips or stills with text written by hand.
    • You also get a photo gallery featuring production stills and international poster art.
    • They're the only production stills of the film that exist.
    • Film stills of the six stereotyped characters were handed out to engage students with three discussion questions: Who/what do these images portray?
    • They often don't illustrate what the film is about the way that narrative film stills do.
    • These 1970s photographs were staged for the camera and distributed as stills from nonexistent motion pictures.
    • These are interspersed with stills from the film and some mildly interesting behind-the-scenes clips.
    • He took the great director's advice and touted his portfolio - stuffed with stills of the film stars he'd worked with - around the offices of Italy's picture editors.
    • Each gallery features photos from the production of the film, as well as stills and publicity shots from the series and the movie.
    • There is a wonderful slide show presentation of stills from the film that give us more detail about the life and lifestyle of pool surfers.
    • At the same time, the pictures resemble film stills.
    • He flips the brochure round and shows me a horrific black-and-white still of a starving child.
  • 2 literary

    (quiet)
    in the still of the night en la quietud de la noche literary
    • He and friends were fly-fishing for carp in the Mzimvubu River when the still of the day was suddenly overwhelmed by raucous alarm calls of a clearly frightened flock of hadedas, in his words, "shouting and screaming" as they took off.

adverb

  • 1

    (even now, even then)
    todavía
    aún
    there's still plenty left todavía / aún queda mucho
    • they were still dancing todavía / aún estaban bailando
    • the play asks some still pertinent questions la obra formula preguntas que siguen siendo pertinentes hoy en día
    • I've written four times and I still haven't had a reply he escrito cuatro veces y sigo sin obtener respuesta / y todavía no me han contestado
    • I explained again, but still she didn't understand lo volví a explicar, pero seguía sin entender
    • I still can't/couldn't understand it sigo/seguía sin entender
    • are we still friends? ¿seguimos siendo amigos?
    • The distinction between real and personal property is an ancient one and is still of importance today.
    • Research into questions of this type is still of major importance in combinatorial group theory.
    • The Committee members unanimously agreed that they were still of the same mind.
    • Just think to yourself that you've had a tough life, but you're still standing.
    • The beige leather furniture is still in place, standing on the blond-wood floor.
    • The sculpture was repaired and still stands today, but the country itself is taking longer to patch up.
    • My grandmother was still standing near her chair with a concentrated look on her face.
    • The huge turbines were still standing, but everything around them was rubble.
    • When it comes to bathrooms, the old philosophy of less is more still stands.
    • There was a bomb at the Capitol, we were told, yet it still stood, glinting under glorious skies.
    • It is hundreds of years old, one of the oldest statues still standing there.
    • Some younger trees were still standing, but leaves and small branches had been stripped off.
    • He has insisted he has done nothing wrong and says the science behind his study still stands.
    • The quote and source may be a little muddled, but the sentiment still stands.
    • By the way, what I said in my previous entry about my independence still stands.
    • The mansions still stand, but the mines have closed and the town has declined.
    • If a dead tree is still standing, we leave it, as we do with woody debris on the forest floor.
    • We made our decision on this issue more than a year ago, and our position still stands.
    • The great church of St Bavo still stands in Haarlem today and to pause in its nave is an awesome experience.
    • At this point, we are just hoping that our home will still be standing when we eventually return.
    • He felt compelled to show that China might still have a future as great as her past.
    • This is a guide to what has been done so far, as well as what may still change in the future.
    • There was still a chance to win the game as there were two more potential matches remaining.
    • Their boss had claimed beforehand that Liverpool can still win the title.
    • South Africa are on only two points, but they have a game in hand and can still win the series.
    • Norwich came as close as that to a draw, but alas, they are still to win a Premiership game this season.
    • Indeed, it could be said that Africa is a cause still to be won and that takers are hardly thin on the ground.
    • Standard Life is still capable of winning the war but in the early conflict it has lost a skirmish.
    • His being first up is key, but they can afford to lose that and still go on to win the tournament.
    • Sheffield has a more integrated centre but is really still a dream waiting to happen.
  • 2

    • 2.1(even)

      aún
      todavía
      the risk is greater still orstill greater el riesgo es aún / todavía mayor
      • more serious still, they haven't replied y lo que es más grave aún / y lo que es todavía más grave, no han contestado
      • more disturbing still is their refusal to negotiate más preocupante aún es su negativa a negociar
      • Emphasis on the omnipotence of God is still more pronounced in the writings of William of Ockham.
      • But the growth is still much less than last year with prices beginning to level out.
      • Worse still, victims of repeated high winds may begin to find it difficult to get any cover at all.
      • While much has been accomplished, there is still more work to be done as we rebuild from the nation's worst natural disaster.

    • 2.2(besides, in addition)

      aún
      todavía
      still further complications have developed ha habido más complicaciones aún / todavía
      • There's a bit of a sour taste in the mouth, but we've still won the war, like we always said we would.
      • It was said that he used to cover his eyes when he putted but still he won his share of tournaments.
      • But still, having won on a ticket of change, it is clear that change there will have to be.
      • How could he be stripped of the points for winning but still be recorded as the race winner?
      • Although we'll take a lot of confidence out of the win, we still have to be realistic and not get too carried away.
      • Participants who were not lucky enough to win a prize still walked away with a free hair treatment goodie bag.
      • The old boy may be on his last legs as a possible champion but he still knows how to make the opposition sweat.
      • North Yorkshire got off lightly in comparison, but there were still scenes of devastation.

  • 3

    • 3.1(even so, despite that)

      aun así
      they say it's safe, but I'm still scared dicen que no hay peligro pero igual / aun así tengo miedo
      • even if they behaved badly, they're still our friends aunque se hayan portado mal, son nuestros amigos
      • will you still be attending the meeting? ¿asistirá a la reunión de todos modos?

    • 3.2(however)

      de todos modos
      still, it could have been worse de todos modos, podría haber sido peor
      • I don't think it will work; still, we can always try no creo que funcione; pero bueno, igual podemos intentarlo
      • it's not perfect yet — still, it's an improvement aún no está perfecto — no, pero está mejor

transitive verb

  • 1

    (wind/waves/tempest) apaciguar
    (music/mirth/cries) acallar
    (fears/rumors) acallar
    • Typically, meditation involves sitting still in a quiet atmosphere, stilling the mind, and focusing on an object of meditation - perhaps a candle, a mantra or simply one's own breath.
    • No one who saw what happened will ever be able to forget, but the formal silence was a powerful way of stilling the world for a moment and remembering.
    • But no, the world was told the next morning that her appearance was a tour de force that somehow stilled all doubts about her candidacy.
    • His mind cannot be stilled and new ideas will be born everyday.
    • If we don't use it to fuel our political potential, that potential will be stilled by fear or paralysis.
    • Rumour mills may not be stilled unless they are quickly provided.
    • All one's endless longing for life's pleasures are stilled on the shores of the Arabian Sea.
    • The clink of glasses is stilled for once over at Uborka to be replaced by the sound of slapped backs and plaudits being handed round.
    • After all don't forget all of our positions as well are being stilled because of the restructure.
    • Ten days of frenzied reporting had not been stilled by increasingly angry Downing Street statements.
    • The hub-hub stilled, a few whispered good evenings were said, and the couple eventually got to the bar.
    • In three apocalyptic months, the countryside was transformed and stilled.
    • As each of these books illustrates, reading is an addiction that cannot be stilled with a sojourn at the Priory.
    • The entrance hall grew still, and the tremendous noise of chatter stilled as they reached the last step.
    • Her stomach fluttered - this could kill her, possibly - and she clamped down on it, stilling her nerves until her mind was smooth and unruffled.
    • Ethics, therefore, as the philosophy of the ultimate purpose of the world can only proclaim the aimlessness of the cosmic process and seek to put an end to it by stilling the will.
    • ‘Adagio’ is particularly stilling, with melodic wanderings complemented by moments of harmonic peace and clarity.
    • Calming my features and stilling my anger I approached him.
    • Another reason for stilling the mind is that pulse diagnosis is a subtle intuitive art requiring an empty, open and receptive mental state.
    • Michael gritted his teeth, stilling his retort as he watched them walked away.

There are 2 main translations of still in Spanish

: still1still2

still2

destilería, n.

Pronunciation /stɪl/

noun

  • 1

    (distillery)
    destilería feminine
    • The fermented solution is moved into large copper stills for the distilling process.
    • After a few years in cask, brandies made from the same type of wine but from different districts within the Cognac region, distilled in the same stills, being matured in the same casks, take on very different characteristics.
    • Diageo had a successful single malt on the Spanish market, so successful in fact, that we are led to believe that the stills at the distillery on Speyside could not keep up with sales.
    • Historically the shrub's wood has been used as fragrant firewood and in Scotland juniper was the plant of choice for illegal whisky stills as the plant was said to burn with less smoke.
    • If Islay's signature metal is the burnished copper of whisky stills, it gave place last weekend to the brassy sheen or sandblasted seriousness of the saxophone.
    • Its whisky stills are the original copper and brass Victorian ones.
    • This was a prohibition area at that time, but whisky was brewed in illicit stills in the Hokonui Hills.
    • Cooks used it to make sauces and its wood was the fuel for illicit whisky stills because it gave off no smoke.
    • There is also the stereotyped factoid that the original owners made a ‘canny Scots decision when they purchased second-hand gin stills from a London gin distiller’.
    • Through the run of ganglions the wash is piped into two huge stills - one for surgical spirit and denatured alcohol and the other for white rum.
    • It got the name ‘moonshine’ during Prohibition after the light by which mash men tended their illegal stills.
    • Irish farmers hid their stills and kept on making moonshine.
    • The Ukrainian solution - homemade stills - is all but discarded among Americans.
    • He gossips about the dipsomania in town whilst tracking down and smashing stills.
    • And the secret of this glorious, warming taste lies within those gleaming copper stills.
    • Distillation by this pot still method often required two distillations in separate stills.
    • There are 130 herbs and spices in the original recipe for chartreuse, preserved in an alcoholic base that the monks brew in copper stills.
    • Irish monks also found a different use for the alembic stills that had been used to make perfume in the Middle East since the fourth century.
    • This is the view that the Caol Ila workers get as they quietly superintend the six huge stills at the island's most productive distillery (it produces up to 3.5 million litres of pure alcohol per year).
    • The mixture then goes through a series of vast tuns until it reaches the small oddly-shaped stills, which the family-run distillery retains to ensure consistency of the whisky.
  • 2

    (distilling apparatus)
    alambique masculine