I. stat ‧ ic 1 /ˈstætɪk/ BrE AmE adjective
[ Date: 1800-1900 ; Language: Modern Latin ; Origin: staticus , from Greek statikos 'causing to stand' , from histanai 'to cause to stand' ]
not moving, changing, or developing OPP dynamic :
Economists predict that house prices will remain static for a long period.
II. static 2 BrE AmE noun [uncountable]
1 . noise caused by electricity in the air that blocks or spoils the sound from radio or TV
2 . static electricity
3 . especially American English informal complaints or opposition to a plan, situation, or action:
His promotion has caused a lot of static.
—statically /-kli/ adverb