"static" in the noun sense
1. static, atmospherics, atmospheric static
a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
"they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial"
"static" in the adjective sense
1. inactive, motionless, static, still
not in physical motion
"the inertia of an object at rest"
2. electrostatic, static
concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity
"an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity"
3. static, stable, unchanging
showing little if any change
"a static population"
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