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stat·ic

 (stăt′ĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Having no motion; being at rest; quiescent.
b. Fixed; stationary.
2. Physics Of or relating to bodies at rest or forces that balance each other.
3. Electricity Of, relating to, or producing stationary charges; electrostatic.
n.
1. Interference or noise, such as crackling in a receiver, produced when static or atmospheric electricity disturbs signal reception.
2. Informal
a. Back talk.
b. Interference; obstruction.
c. Angry or heated criticism.

[New Latin staticus, relating to weight, from Greek statikos, causing to stand, from statos, standing; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

stat′i·cal adj.
stat′i·cal·ly adv.

static

(ˈstætɪk)
adj
1. not active or moving; stationary
2. (General Physics) (of a weight, force, or pressure) acting but causing no movement
3. (General Physics) of or concerned with forces that do not produce movement. Compare dynamic1
4. (Electronics) relating to or causing stationary electric charges; electrostatic
5. (Telecommunications) of or relating to interference in the reception of radio or television transmissions
6. (General Physics) of or concerned with statics
7. (Sociology) sociol characteristic of or relating to a society that has reached a state of equilibrium so that no changes are taking place
8. (Computer Science) computing (of a memory) not needing its contents refreshed periodically. Compare dynamic5
n
9. (Telecommunications) random hissing or crackling or a speckled picture caused by the interference of electrical disturbances in the reception of radio or television transmissions
10. (General Physics) electric sparks or crackling produced by friction
[C16: from New Latin staticus, from Greek statikos causing to stand, from histanai to stand, put on the scales]
ˈstatically adv

stat•ic

(ˈstæt ɪk)

adj. Also, stat′i•cal.
1. of or pertaining to bodies or forces at rest or in equilibrium.
2. pertaining to or characterized by a fixed or stationary condition.
3. showing little or no change: a static relationship.
4. lacking movement, development, or vitality: a novel marred by static characterizations.
5. pertaining to or noting static electricity.
n.
6.
a. static or atmospheric electricity.
b. interference with radio broadcasts, telecommunications, etc., due to such electricity.
7. resistance or hostility, as to one's actions or plans; opposition.
[1560–70; < New Latin staticus < Greek statikós=sta- (s. of histánai to make stand) + -tikos -tic]
stat′i•cal•ly, adv.

stat·ic

(stăt′ĭk)
Adjective
1. Having no motion; being at rest. Compare dynamic.
2. Relating to or producing static electricity.
Noun
Distortion or interruption of a broadcast signal, such as crackling in a receiver or specks on a television screen, produced when static electricity or electricity in the atmosphere disturbs signal reception.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.static - a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
interference, noise, disturbance - electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
radio noise - static at radio wavelengths
2.static - angry criticism; "they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial"
criticism, unfavorable judgment - disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
Adj.1.static - not in physical motion; "the inertia of an object at rest"
nonmoving, unmoving - not in motion
2.static - concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity; "an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity"
3.static - showing little if any change; "a static population"
unchangeable - not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life"

static

Translations
تَشْويش إذاعيساكِنكَهْرُباء ساكِنَه
nehybnýporuchy
statiskstillestående
elektrosztatikus töltéslégköri zavaroknyugvóstatikus
kyrrstæîurstöîurafmagnstruflanir
atmosferos trukdymaistatinė elektrastatiškas
atmosfēras traucējuminekustīgsstatisks
poruchy

static

[ˈstætɪk]
A. ADJ (gen) → estático, inmóvil (Phys) → estático
B. N
1. (Rad etc) (= noise) → parásitos mpl
2. (Phys) (also statics) → estática f
C. CPD static electricity Nestática f

static

[ˈstætɪk]
n
(on radio, television)parasites mpl
(also static electricity) → électricité f statique
adj
(= not moving or changing) [image] → statique; [population] → fixe; [prices] → stagnant(e)
(PHYSICS) [force, pressure] → statiquestatic electricity nélectricité f statique

static

adj
(Phys) → statisch; static electricityReibungselektrizität f, → statische Aufladung
(= not moving or changing)konstant; (= stationary)feststehend attr; condition, societystatisch; if the development of a civilization remains staticwenn eine Kultur sich nicht mehr weiterentwickelt, …; their relationship became staticihre Beziehung stagnierte, ihre Beziehung trat auf der Stelle
n (Phys) → Reibungselektrizität f; (Rad also) → atmosphärische Störungen pl

static

[ˈstætɪk]
1. adjstatico/a
static electricity → elettricità statica
2. n
a. (Radio, TV) → scariche fpl
b. statics nsg (Phys) → statica

static

(ˈstatik) adjective
still; not moving.
noun
atmospheric disturbances causing poor reception of radio or television programmes.
static (electricity)
electricity that accumulates on the surface of objects (eg hair, nylon garments etc).
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The meanest mathematician in Spaceland will readily believe me when I assert that the problems of life, which present themselves to the well-educated -- when they are themselves in motion, rotating, advancing or retreating, and at the same time attempting to discriminate by the sense of sight between a number of Polygons of high rank moving in different directions, as for example in a ball-room or conversazione -- must be of a nature to task the angularity of the most intellectual, and amply justify the rich endowments of the Learned Professors of Geometry, both Static and Kinetic, in the illustrious University of Wentbridge, where the Science and Art of Sight Recognition are regularly taught to large classes of the ELITE of the States.
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ist turnaround if press operators have to keep stopping machines to clean them because of the build-up of contamination attracted by static charges.