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Static

Static may refer to:

Places

  • Static Nunatak, a nunatak in Antarctica

    United States

  • Static, Kentucky and Tennessee
  • Static Peak, a mountain in Wyoming
  • Static Peak Divide, a mountain pass near the peak

    Science and technology

    Physics

  • Static electricity, a net charge of an object
  • Triboelectric effect, due to frictional contact between different materials
  • Static spacetime, a spacetime having a global, non-vanishing, timelike Killing vector field which is irrotational
  • Statics, a branch of physics concerned with physical systems in equilibrium
  • Fluid statics, the branch of fluid mechanics that studies fluids at rest

    Engineering

  • Static pressure, in aircraft instrumentation and fluid dynamics
  • Static port, a proprietary sensor used on aircraft to measure static pressure
  • White noise or static noise, a random signal with a flat power spectral density
  • Noise (radio), in radio reception
  • Noise (video), the random black-and-white image produced by televisions attempting to display a weak or incoherent signal

    Computing

  • Static build, a compiled version of a program which has been statically linked against libraries
  • Static linking, where identifiers are associated with data or sections of code during linking not run-time
  • Static logic, digital logic which does not use a clock signal; See Dynamic logic
  • Static core, a CPU entirely implemented in static logic
  • Static library, or statically-linked library, a set of routines, external functions and variables which are resolved in a caller at compile-time
  • Static memory allocation, carried out at compile time rather than run time
  • Static method, a method of a class that does not need an explicit object reference
  • Static IP, an IP address
  • Static route, a network route specified by local configuration, rather than being automatically determined by protocols that automatically assign routes
  • Static random-access memory, a type of semiconductor memory which retains its contents as long as power is applied
  • Static type checking, where type checking is applied at compile-time, not run-time
  • Static variables may be constants, local function variables, or class variables depending on the context, variables that are common to all objects
  • Static (keyword)
  • Static web page
  • Static web design, a web design which offers a layout that cannot adapt to viewer needs

    Arts and entertainment

    Music

  • "Static", a 1983 music single by Planet P Project on the album Planet P Project
  • "Static" (song), a 1988 funk song by Full Force and James Brown
  • "Static", a 1989 song by Tupac Shakur
  • "Static", a 2006 song by Livin Out Loud from the album What About Us
  • Static (Bleach album)
  • Static (Cults album)
  • Static (Huntress album)
  • Static (Mr. Big album)
  • Static (Planet Funk album)
  • Static Major (1974–2008), Steve "Static" Garrett, a member of R&B group Playa and songwriter for Aaliyah and Ginuwine
  • Static-X, an American industrial metal band
  • Wayne Static (1965–2014), frontman, vocalist and guitarist of Static-X
  • Static, one half of the musical duo Collide

    Characters

  • Static character, a character who does not undergo significant change during the course of a story
  • Static (DC Comics), a Milestone and DC Comics superhero
  • Static (Eclipse Comics), an unrelated superhero by writer-artist Steve Ditko

    Film and television

  • Static (1986 film), a 1986 cult film directed by Mark Romanek
  • Static (2012 film), a 2012 horror film
  • Static (The Twilight Zone), a 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone