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See also: -static
- (obsolete) statick
static (not comparable)
- Unchanging; that cannot or does not change.
- Immobile; fixed in place; having no motion.
2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, in BBC Sport:
- England were ponderous with ball in hand, their runners static when taking the ball and their lines obvious, while their front row struggled badly in the scrum.
- (programming) Occupying fixed memory, allocated when a program is loaded.
Having no motion
Occupying memory allocated when a program is loaded
- (uncountable) Interference on a broadcast signal caused by atmospheric disturbances; heard as crackles on radio, or seen as random specks on television.
- (by extension, uncountable) Interference or obstruction from people.
- (uncountable) Something that is not part of any perceived universe phenomena; having no motion; no particle; no wavelength.
- (uncountable) Static electricity.
- (countable, programming) A static variable.
Interference on a broadcast signal
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