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static (electricity)

noun [U]  us   /ˈstæt̬·ɪk (ɪˌlekˈtrɪs·ɪ·t̬i)/
an electrical charge that collects esp. on the surfaces of some objects: There’s a lot of static in here – I keep getting shocks when I touch things. Static is also noise that interrupts radio or television signals.
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