Meaning of STATIC in English

STATIC

adj.

Function: noun

Etymology: static electricity

Date: 1913

1 : noise produced in a radio or television receiver by atmospheric or various natural or man-made electrical disturbances also : the electrical disturbances producing this noise

2 : heated opposition or criticism

– stat · icky \ ' sta-ti-k ē \ adjective

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