Definition of “static” - English Dictionary

“static” in British English

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staticadjective

uk /ˈstæt.ɪk/ us /ˈstæt̬.ɪk/

staticnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈstæt.ɪk/ us /ˈstæt̬.ɪk/

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.

also static electricity an electrical charge that collects on the surface of objects made from some types of material when they are rubbed

(Definition of “static” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“static” in American English

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staticadjective

us /ˈstæt̬·ɪk/

staying in one place without moving, or not changing for a long time:

(Definition of “static” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“static” in Business English

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staticadjective

uk /ˈstætɪk/ us

not moving or changing:

stay/remain static House prices remained static in July.
In the last year we had static market conditions.
Sales were static at £20m last year.

(Definition of “static” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)