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Definition of static noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    static

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈstæt̮ɪk//
     
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  1. 1noise or other effects that disturb radio or television signals and are caused by particular conditions in the atmosphere
  2. 2(also static electricity) electricity that gathers on or in an object that is not a conductor of electricity My hair gets full of static when I brush it.
  3. 3statics the science that deals with the forces that balance each other to keep objects in a state of rest compare dynamic
  4. 4(informal) angry or critical comments or behavior
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: static

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