from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having no motion; being at rest; quiescent.
- adj. Fixed; stationary.
- adj. Physics Of or relating to bodies at rest or forces that balance each other.
- adj. Electricity Of, relating to, or producing stationary charges; electrostatic.
- adj. Of, relating to, or produced by random radio noise.
- n. Random noise, such as crackling in a receiver or specks on a television screen, produced by atmospheric disturbance of the signal.
- n. Informal Back talk.
- n. Informal Interference; obstruction.
- n. Informal Angry or heated criticism.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unable to change.
- adj. Fixed in place; having no motion.
- adj. Occupying memory allocated when a program is loaded.
- n. Interference on a broadcast signal caused by atmospheric disturbances; heard as crackles on radio, or seen as random specks on television.
- n. Interference or obstruction from people.
- n. Something that is not part of any perceived universe phenomena; having no motion; no particle; no wavelength.
- n. Static electricity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Resting; acting by mere weight without motion
- adj. Pertaining to bodies at rest or in equilibrium.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to weight and the theory of weight.
- Same as statical.
- In art criticism, monumental; stable; simply posed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity
- n. angry criticism
- adj. not in physical motion
- n. a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
- adj. showing little if any change
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].
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.
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.
The mode of observation is essentially that of Schmidt -- what he terms his static method.
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:
Such dependence is a result of the geometrodynamic spacetime and does not appear in static scenarios.
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.
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.
And why should we expect that the number of acres will remain static?