What does static mean?

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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.

  2. static(Noun)

    Interference or obstruction from people.

  3. static(Noun)

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

  4. static(Noun)

    Static electricity.

  5. static(Adjective)

    Unable to change.

  6. static(Adjective)

    Fixed in place.

  7. static(Adjective)

    Occupying memory allocated when a program is loaded.

  8. static(Adjective)

    Having no motion.

  9. Origin: 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

How to pronounce static ?

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How to say static in sign language?

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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. Hugh Prather:

    Fear is static that prevents me from hearing my intuition.

  3. Richard Byrd:

    A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion.

  4. Lloyd Dobens and Clare Crawford-Mason, Thinking About Quality:

    Nothing in life is static; it either gets better, or it gets worse.

  5. Andrea Thompson:

    A static display of a missile cannot tell you how far a missile flies.

Images & Illustrations of static

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