Where the scope of an identifier is fixed at compile-time to be the smallest block (begin/end, function, or procedure body) containing the identifier’s declaration. This means that an identifier declared in some block is only accessible within that block and from procedures declared within it.
This term is used in the Python community.
Compare lexical scope.
- Static nested scoping
static nested scope
noun, Physics. 1. the pressure exerted by a fluid that is not moving or flowing. static pressure The pressure exerted by a liquid or gas, especially water or air, when the bodies on which the pressure is exerted are not in motion.
- Static ram
static RAM A type of RAM that stores data in transistor circuits. Static RAM is faster than dynamic RAM and does not need to be continuously refreshed. Because it is more expensive and holds less data than dynamic RAM, it is used primarily for cache memory. static random-access memory
- Static random-access memory
storage (SRAM) Random-access memory in which each bit of storage is a bistable flip-flop, commonly consisting of cross-coupled inverters. It is called “static” because it will retain a value as long as power is supplied, unlike dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) which must be regularly refreshed. It is however, still volatile, i.e. it will lose its […]