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Definition of the noun static

What does static mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: statics

  1. a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
  2. angry criticism
    • example: they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic terms: criticism / unfavorable judgment = disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings

Alternative definition of the noun static


  1. Interference on a broadcast signal caused by atmospheric disturbances; heard as crackles on radio, or seen as random specks on television.
  2. [context: by extension] Interference or obstruction from people.
  3. Something that is not part of any perceived universe phenomena; having no motion; no particle; no wavelength.
  4. Static electricity.

Definition of the adjective static

What does static mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. not in physical motion
  2. concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity
  3. showing little if any change

Alternative definition of the adjective static


  1. Unable to change.
  2. Fixed in place.
  3. [programming] Occupying memory allocated when a program is loaded.
  4. Having no motion.


  1. Static is a fictional character, a comic book superhero that appears in comic 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.
  2. Static is a fictional comic book hero created and owned by writer-artist Steve Ditko.

There are other characters with in their name, like Static line.


  1. "Static" is a 2012 film written by Gabriel Cowan and John Suits and directed by Todd Levin.
  2. "Static" is an American comedy-drama film directed by Mark Romanek. The film stars Keith Gordon, Amanda Plummer, and Bob Gunton, and was released in 1986 by NFI Productions. It was shot in Page, Arizona and Lake Powell, Nevada.
  3. "Static" is a 2013 short drama comedy film written and directed by Leslie Langee.
  4. "Static": When two partners invent a chip implanted into the brain and able to improve cellular communications, the world seems at their fingertips. Unfortunately, not many companies are willing to fund their experiment and so they are forced to test the prototypes on themselves.
    • also known as Glitch
    • director: Randy Daudlin
    • genres: Science Fiction, Thriller
    • released on (7 years ago)
  5. "Static" is a film, directed by Mel Miskell.
  6. "Static" is a short film, directed by Luke Boney.


  1. "Static" is the second studio album by New York pop duo Cults, released by Columbia Records on 15 October 2013.
  2. "Static" is the third album by the Italian dance musical group Planet Funk. It was released in 2006 under EMI Music. Vocal parts are interpreted by Luke Allen, except track 10, which is sung by Jovanotti.
  3. "Static" is a 1988 song written by Full Force and recorded by James Brown. It was released as a single from Brown's album I'm Real and charted #5 R&B. Reviewing its host album, People singled "Static" out for praise, calling it "inflammatory". It was Brown's last Top 40 R&B hit.
  4. "Static" is the second full-length album by the Christian rock band Bleach. It was released in 1998 under Forefront Records.
  5. "Static" is an album by hard rock band Mr. Big. It was released in 2000.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  6. "Static" is a composition.
  7. "Static" is a musical single of Madis Sillamo.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  8. "Static" is a musical EP of 7th Rail Crew.
  9. "Static" is a musical album of Maspyke.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  10. "Static" is a musical EP of Negative Format.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  11. "Static" is a musical album of The Joykiller.
  12. "Static" is a composition.
  13. "Static" is a musical single of Jawbox & Tar.
    • released in (22 years ago)


  1. Static a.k.a. Todd Terry: Todd N. Terry is an American DJ, producer, and remixer.
  2. Static a.k.a. Stephen Garrett: Stephen Ellis Garrett, also known as Static Major, was a Grammy Award-winning American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer from Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He was a member of the R&B trio Playa. Static Major gained posthumous fame for appearing on Lil Wayne's 2008 album Tha Carter III on the song "Lollipop". He was a producer of songs from several artists, including Aaliyah, Ginuwine, Pretty Ricky, and Beyonce.

There are other people with in their name, like Eat Static, kid static, Static Blue, Wayne Static, Fritz M. Static and Static Progression.


  1. Static: In the C programming language, static is a reserved word controlling both lifetime and visibility. The word static is also used in languages influenced by C, such as Java.
  2. Static is a character power.

Phrases with Static

  1. Static Kill
  2. static line
  3. Static Load
  4. Static Site
  5. static tube
  6. static magnet
  7. Static Typing
  8. Static Binding
  9. static electricity
  10. Static Equilibrium
  11. Static memory allocation
  12. Static Random Access Memory
  13. pitot-static tube
  14. atmospheric static

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Static

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Google previewEye Studies; a Series of Lessons on Vision and Visual Tests (1892)

by J. Milton Johnston

As the word static means standing still it refers to the refraction of the eye at rest. The word dynamic implies force and so refers to the eye at work or under tension, when exercising its accommodating energy. Amplitude of Accommodation.

Google previewModeling and Optimization in Space Engineering (2012)

by Giorgio Fasano, János D. Pintér

Here the adjective static refers to model descriptors and LGO solver options defined only once during a given LGO application run. LGOMAIN can also include additional user actions such as links to other program files and to external ...

Google previewAircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition (2013)

by Thomas Eismin

The word static means stationary or at rest, and electric charges that are at rest are called static electricity. A material with atoms containing equal numbers of electrons and protons is electrically neutral. If the number of electrons in that material ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1919)

by Casey Albert Wood

It will be found, therefore, that many of these conditions of scissor movement are not physiologically present but are due to physical defects in the manipulations of static skiametry. Dynamic skiametry, with its refraction along the visual axis, ...

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

A syllable may be cald static when at its inception the force of the breth-impulse remains the same as it was just before, or changes only at the same rate at which it was before changing. Static syllables exist solely (or primarily) in virtue of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

STATIC / DYNAMIC Department of the Treasury; the EIN is the taxpayer identifying number of an individual, covered entity, or other entity (whether or not an employer) assigned under one of the following: • 26 U.S.C. 6011(b), which is the ...

Google previewDictionary of Automotive Engineering (2016)

by Don Goodsell

effective static deflection (1) Deflection of a suspension system at a stated static load. (2) Static load of a loaded suspension system divided by the spring rate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Technology and Innovation Management (2010)

by V. K. Narayanan, Gina Colarelli O'Connor

Static and dynamic models are presented that capture several internal and external factors of the ...

Google previewJim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength, 2E (2014)

by Stoppani, Jim

Do two static sets per exercise with two minutes of rest in between sets. The weight you choose should be light enough to allow you to hold it statically at about two to four inches from the full contraction point of the movement for at least 10 ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology (2000)

by Philip A. Laplante

static allocation (2) term used to describe memory that does not need to be refreshed periodically due to gradual discharge. (3) in many programming languages, a variable whose scope is limited but whose extent is permanent. Algol-60 is ...

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Static Irish Sign Language Recognition System

This is a demo of hand segmentation, tracking and recognition to perform irish SL alphabets. It was done in School of Computing, Dublin City University, Ireland.

Quotes about Static

Like everything in the world,
You are governed by two forces,
Quite opposite: static and dynamic.
In rest and peace, it is static.
In thirst and danger, it is dynamic.
Balance both with your ethics.
06.09.2004 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of S1T1A1T1I1C3

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of STATIC

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