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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.
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.
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He also grew bold and reaching out his hand stroked the face of the woman on the floor so that she was ec- statically happy.
"We succeeded in building the first floor where two cannon loopholes are preserved," said Hu#357ka for TASR.Loopholes were damaged and the northern and southern wall was so statically desolated that it was necessary to renovate them as soon as possible, Hutka added, mentioning the work may be finished next year.
The difference was statically significant with p value<0.001 mean hospital stay was highest in chronic cholecystitis group ie 1.35 +- 1.0 days versus 1.314 +- 0.546 days in acute cholecystitis group and 1.15 +- 0.81 days in no inflammation group (p=0.001).
After reviewing the design properties of common building materials, this technical engineering textbook progresses through direct stress analysis, direct shear, torsional shear, bending moments in beams, shearing stresses in beams, deformation under loads, combined stresses, statically indeterminate beams, columns, pressure vessels, and connections.
For that, saying that getting on a plane is safer than getting on a car is statically accurate, the numbers back it up.
He and his Horsemen underlings tend to stand statically before artificial-looking backgrounds a lot, oddly.
The company's new purpose-built indicator for the scales, the LS20, is equipped to weigh axle-by-axle dynamically (in-motion) or statically.
Choose the right system If you don't know what you are going to do before your workout it's a waste of time to stretch statically. Instead opt for an active or dynamic set of stretches, such as walking lunges or high kicks.
All Carrefour City stores are statically positioned in local neighbourhoods and easily accessible to their respective communities.
Its ability to statically control video eliminates the dead-space that frequents many trail camera video modes.
Given the importance of his premise--that historians have traditionally treated such movements statically and narrowly--he has a huge challenge.