Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
static

stat·ic

static

 
 
pronunciation:
stae tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective, noun), Word Explorer, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: without motion; fixed.
antonyms:
dynamic, moving
similar words:
still
definition 2: without change; unvarying.
a static civilization. (Cf. dynamic.)
antonyms:
dynamic, variable
similar words:
stationary
definition 3: of or concerning the electricity accumulated by a charged object such as an insulator.
definition 4: in physics, having effect by means of weight alone, rather than friction and weight.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the electricity accumulated by a charged object; static electricity.
definition 2: unwanted noise caused by electricity in the atmosphere that interferes with radio reception.
similar words:
noise
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: statically (adv.)
Word Explorer
See
  electricity
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature