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static

noun [U]     /ˈstæt.ɪk/ US  /ˈstæt̬-/
noise on a radio or television caused by electricity in the air: There's so much static on this radio I can't hear what they're saying.Electricity and electronics (also static electricity) an electrical charge that collects on the surface of objects made from some types of material when they are rubbedElectricity and electronics
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