Synonyms for static

Grammar : Adj
Spell : stat-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ˈstæt ɪk

Top 10 synonyms for static Other synonyms for the word static

Définition of static

Origin :
  • 1640s (earlier statical, 1560s), "pertaining to the science of weight and its mechanical effects," from Modern Latin statica, from Greek statikos "causing to stand, skilled in weighing," from stem of histanai "to make to stand, set; to place in the balance, weigh," from PIE root *sta- "stand" (see stet). The sense of "having to do with bodies at rest or with forces that balance each other" is first recorded 1802. Applied to frictional electricity from 1839.
  • adj motionless, changeless
Example sentences :
  • The static emerging from the speaker thickened, obliterating all other noises.
  • Extract from : « The Second Voice » by Mann Rubin
  • "Just a heavy charge of static electricity," replied the doctor.
  • Extract from : « The Great Drought » by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • There was a babble of voices from the loudspeaker, punctuated by bursts of static.
  • Extract from : « Death Wish » by Robert Sheckley
  • Straight at each other, neither moving, they shot their static charges.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930 » by Various
  • Everywhere there has been a passage from the static to the dynamic.
  • Extract from : « The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) » by J. Arthur Thomson
  • It is either irresistible in motion, or immovable in static condition.
  • Extract from : « Invaders from the Infinite » by John Wood Campbell
  • That which is stagnant is dying; that which is static is dead.
  • Extract from : « Child and Country » by Will Levington Comfort
  • The distributive situation is never one of static equilibrium.
  • Extract from : « The Settlement of Wage Disputes » by Herbert Feis
  • Apparently and superficially what it aims at is the eternally "static."
  • Extract from : « The Complex Vision » by John Cowper Powys
  • But all this desire for the eternally "static" is superficial and self-deceiving.
  • Extract from : « The Complex Vision » by John Cowper Powys

Antonyms for static

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