from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having no motion; being at rest; quiescent.
- adjective Fixed; stationary.
- adjective Physics Of or relating to bodies at rest or forces that balance each other.
- adjective Electricity Of, relating to, or producing stationary charges; electrostatic.
- noun Interference or noise, such as crackling in a receiver, produced when static or atmospheric electricity disturbs signal reception.
- noun Back talk.
- noun Interference; obstruction.
- noun Angry or heated criticism.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to weight and the theory of weight.
- Same as
- In art criticism, monumental; stable; simply posed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Resting; acting by mere weight without motion
- adjective Pertaining to bodies at rest or in equilibrium.
- adjective See the Note under
- adjective See under
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Fixed in place; having no motion.
- adjective programming Occupying
memory allocatedwhen a program is loaded.
Interferenceon a broadcast signalcaused by atmospheric disturbances; heard as crackleson radio, or seen as random speckson television.
- noun by extension Interference or
- noun Something that is not part of any perceived universe phenomena; having no
motion; no particle; no wavelength.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity
- noun angry criticism
- adjective not in physical motion
- noun a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
- adjective showing little if any change
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Rather than explicitly declaring each non-static local variable, it seems easier to use explicit static declarations and __static for the dynamic static variables. dynamic_text method described above, we can store more useful information in the arg's text - for instance, [advise myadvice before func].
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The term "static" is connected to the fact that researchers had to feed information to Watson, teach it how to play the Jeopardy! game and tweak the programming when they spotted flaws in Watson's game play.
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FOSTER: It can be, because what you often get with DSL is what they call a static IP address, which allows people to locate your computer in the same place on the Internet all the time.
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The mode of observation is essentially that of Schmidt -- what he terms his static method.
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This evolving and emergent property of grammar is not recognised in static formalist grammars like TG grammar, which tend to imply that the structures they so elegantly diagrammitise are set in stone.
The actors, in static poses representing ordinary family life, lip sync.
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Burst of static from the generator-god, and she cried out, whole body tensing - he could kill her at a distance, they all could, and she waited for it, but instead there was only one word hanging before her eyes:
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And why should we expect that the number of acres will remain static?
Such dependence is a result of the geometrodynamic spacetime and does not appear in static scenarios.
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The game is about exploration, discovering beautiful vistas, etc. and 15 minutes into the game you'cve probably seen all of them in static loading screen images.
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