1. [ adjective ] not active or moving
Synonyms: unchanging

"a static village community and a completely undynamic type of agriculture" "static feudal societies"

Related terms: undynamic
2. [ adjective ] not in physical motion
Synonyms: still motionless at_rest inactive

"the inertia of an object at rest"

Related terms: nonmoving
3. [ adjective ] showing little if any change
Synonyms: unchanging stable

"a static population"

Related terms: unchangeable
4. [ noun ] angry criticism

"they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial"

Related terms: criticism
5. [ adjective ] (electricity) concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity
Synonyms: electrostatic

"an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity"

Related terms: static_electricity
6. [ noun ] (telecommunications) a crackling or hissing noise cause by electrical interference
Synonyms: atmospheric_static atmospherics
Related terms: noise radio_noise
Similar spelling:   statics