[ 'statɪk ]
1》 lacking movement, action, or change.
2》 Physics concerned with bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium. Often contrasted with dynamic .
3》 relating to or denoting electric charges acquired by objects that cannot conduct a current.
1》 ~ electricity.
2》 crackling or hissing on a telephone, radio, etc.
3》 N. Amer. informal angry or critical talk or behaviour.
C16: via mod. L. from Gk statikē (tekhnē) 'science of weighing'; the adjective from mod. L. ~us , from Gk statikos 'causing to stand', from the verb histanai .