Static Stat"ic (st[a^]t"[i^]k), Statical Stat"ic*al (-[i^]*kal), a. [Gr. statiko`s causing to stand, skilled in weighing, fr. 'ista`nai to cause to stand: cf. F. statique. See {Stand}, and cf. {Stage}.] 1. Resting; acting by mere weight without motion; as, statical pressure; static objects. [1913 Webster]

2. Pertaining to bodies at rest or in equilibrium. [1913 Webster]

{Static electricity}, {Statical electricity}. See the Note under {Electricity}, 1.

{Statical moment}. See under {Moment}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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