What does static mean?

Definitions for static
ˈstæt ɪkstat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. static, atmospherics, atmospheric static(noun)

    a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference

  2. static(adj)

    angry criticism

    "they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial"

  3. inactive, motionless, static, still(adj)

    not in physical motion

    "the inertia of an object at rest"

  4. electrostatic, static(adj)

    concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity

    "an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity"

  5. static, stable, unchanging(adj)

    showing little if any change

    "a static population"

Wiktionary

  1. static(Noun)

    Interference on a broadcast signal caused by atmospheric disturbances; heard as crackles on radio, or seen as random specks on television.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  2. static(Noun)

    Interference or obstruction from people.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  3. static(Noun)

    Something that is not part of any perceived universe phenomena; having no motion; no particle; no wavelength.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  4. static(Noun)

    Static electricity.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  5. static(Adjective)

    Unable to change.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  6. static(Adjective)

    Fixed in place.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  7. static(Adjective)

    Occupying memory allocated when a program is loaded.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  8. static(Adjective)

    Having no motion.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Static(adj)

    alt. of Statical

Freebase

  1. Static

    Static is a fictional comic book superhero appearing in books published by DC Comics. Created by writers Dwayne McDuffie and Robert L. Washington III, and artist John Paul Leon, Static first appeared in Static #1, one of the titles published by Milestone Comics, an imprint of DC Comics. After the closing of Milestone Comics, Static became part of DC's mainstream universe of characters, and a member of the Teen Titans.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Static

    -al, stat′ik, -al, adj. pertaining to statics: pertaining to bodies at rest or in equilibrium: resting: acting by mere weight.—adv. Stat′ically.—n. Stat′ics, the science which treats of the action of force in maintaining rest or preventing change of motion. [Gr. statikē (epistēmē, 'science,' being understood)—histēmi.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'static' in Adjectives Frequency: #933

Anagrams for static »

  1. attics, catsit

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of static in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of static in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of static in a Sentence

  1. Torbjorn Loof:

    It has been a pretty static concept.

  2. Katherine Lewis:

    Our lives are messy, and our homes should not be shrines to perfection. They are places where we go to experiment, our kids are always changing. This is not a static situation.

  3. Dr Jones:

    People have released ‘digital’ rolls in the UK and the US but they tend to be static photos. This is a fully scrolling, online and zoomable text, it’s considerably more sophisticated than anything that exists in the world today.

  4. Lynn Liddle:

    I think what we’re doing is the right thing for our consumers and for the small business owners, so they do not have to pay for a big static menu board that won't help the consumer anyway.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The body of an empathic person or an understanding person is allegedly encrusted with crystals that receive a static charge when connected to people and reality. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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