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English adjective: static

1. static not in physical motion

SamplesThe inertia of an object at rest.

Synonymsinactive, motionless, still

Similarnonmoving, unmoving


2. static concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity

SamplesAn electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity.


3. static showing little if any change

SamplesA static population.

Synonymsstable, unchanging


Antonymschangeful, changeable

English noun: static

1. static (event) a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference

Synonymsatmospheric static, atmospherics

Broader (hypernym)disturbance, interference, noise

Narrower (hyponym)radio noise

2. static (communication) angry criticism

SamplesThey will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial.

Broader (hypernym)criticism, unfavorable judgment

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