still water

noun

Definition of still water

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a part of a stream where no current is visible

Stillwater

geographical name
Still·​wa·​ter | \ ˈstil-ˌwȯ-tər How to pronounce Stillwater (audio) , -ˌwä- \

Definition of Stillwater (Entry 2 of 2)

city in north central Oklahoma population 45,688

Note: The main campus of Oklahoma State University is located in Stillwater.

Examples of still water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Liquid Death still water and sparkling water are both sold in aluminum cans. Emily Leiker, USA TODAY, 25 Aug. 2021 Although temperatures reached as high as 109 degrees the day the family hiked, dehydration was deemed unlikely because there was still water in the family’s hydration pack, the Chronicle reported. Julian Mark, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Aug. 2021 Although temperatures reached as high as 109 degrees the day the family hiked, dehydration was deemed unlikely because there was still water in the family’s hydration pack, the Chronicle reported. Washington Post, 23 Aug. 2021 The drama is heightened by the blanket of duckweed that has turned the placid, still water a surreal shade of green. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 This is my very favorite summer libation, made more festive by using sparkling water or club soda instead of still water. Jill O’connor, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 May 2021 Beyond the pristine gardens, cooling still water pools and swoon-worthy interiors, the level of personalized service and attention is simply unparalleled. Irene S. Levine, Forbes, 16 May 2021 Not enough to break them, but to see if there is still water and stored sugars coming up from the roots. oregonlive, 9 May 2021 Carpenter ants are attracted to rotten wood, but ants in general are attracted to still water and damp areas. Angela Watson, chicagotribune.com, 3 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of still water

Noun

1832, in the meaning defined above

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4 Sep 2021

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“Still water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/still%20water. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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