What does static mean?

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ˈstæt ɪkstat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. static, atmospherics, atmospheric staticnoun

    a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference

  2. staticadjective

    angry criticism

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

  3. inactive, motionless, static, stilladjective

    not in physical motion

    "the inertia of an object at rest"

  4. electrostatic, staticadjective

    concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity

    "an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity"

  5. static, stable, unchangingadjective

    showing little if any change

    "a static population"

Wiktionary

  1. staticnoun

    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. staticnoun

    Interference or obstruction from people.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  3. staticnoun

    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. staticnoun

    Static electricity.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  5. staticadjective

    Unable to change.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  6. staticadjective

    Fixed in place.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  7. staticadjective

    Occupying memory allocated when a program is loaded.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

  8. staticadjective

    Having no motion.

    Etymology: Modern staticus, from στατικός, from ἱστάναι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Staticadjective

    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

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  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. Peter Dixon:

    A lagoon generates maximum at the turn of the tide when a tidal turbine like ours is actually static, not turning, so together they constructively interfere, as the scientists would say. Very effective....it's very advantageous to have both.

  2. Hugh Prather:

    Fear is static that prevents me from hearing my intuition.

  3. Alexis karpouzos:

    The Universe is continuously emerging as a fresh creation at every moment. All point to this same, extraordinary insight. The Universe is not static, nor is its continuation assured. Instead, the Universe is like a cosmic hologram that is being continuously upheld and renewed at every instant.14 A universal encouragement found across the world’s wisdom traditions is to live in the ‘NOW.’ This core insight has a clear basis in physics: The present moment is the place of direct connection with the entire Universe as it arises continuously. Each moment is a fresh formation of the Universe, emerging seamlessly and flawlessly.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Our hearts are always changing or dynamic in nature, which makes it almost impossible to love or hate the Creator; who's the Absolute Eternal or static in nature.

  5. Valerie Fox:

    We're seeing an evolution in the ancient lake environment recorded in these rocks, it wasn't just a static lake. It's helping us move from a simplistic view of Mars going from wet to dry. Instead of a linear process, the history of water was more complicated.

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