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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


Antonymsmoving

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


SamplesAn electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity.


Synonymselectrostatic

3. static showing little if any change


SamplesA static population.


Synonymsstable, unchanging


Similarunchangeable


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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