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static

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstaticstat‧ic1 /ˈstætɪk/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 NOT MOVINGnot moving, changing, or developing opp dynamic 🔊 Economists predict that house prices will remain static for a long period.
Examples from the Corpus
staticUnfortunately, the high divorce rate remains static.There have been no problems in staffing the committees and the membership has remained relatively static.To start with it's interactive not static.Secrecy sang in the static air, like an old valve radio with the volume turned down.Above all the setting from within which family care might be provided is not a static one.In the five-phase machine, for example, the highest peak static torque is obtained when two or three phases are excited.
Related topics: Broadcasting, Electricity
staticstatic2 noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 TCBnoise caused by electricity in the air that blocks or spoils the sound from radio or TV2 HPEstatic electricity3 especially American English informalCOMPLAIN complaints or opposition to a plan, situation, or action 🔊 His promotion has caused a lot of static.statically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
staticThat's my final decision, so don't give me any static.To clear static, persevere by taking drastic steps to fight all interference and distraction.He held the receiver, hooked up with the general static.Ask yourself: does yours have the capacity to override the terrestrial static that interferes with radio reception sometimes?Like bursts and blips against the static of the radio.The telephone line from San Antonio to Boston is crackling with the static of an ideological rift.The static over the intercom was terrible.Again there was static, a warped sound.
From Longman Business Dictionarystaticstat‧ic /ˈstætɪk/ adjective not moving, changing, or developing, especially when movement or change would be goodEconomists predict that house prices will remain static for some time.a static oil market
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