a transfer of the contents of computer memory made at a time when the process is guaranteed to be inactive, as at the end of a routine.
noun 1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Limonium, of the leadwort family, having clusters of variously colored flowers that retain their color when dried. noun 1. a plant name formerly held to include both Armeria (thrift) and Limonium (sea lavender). The gardener’s statice comprises various species of the latter, esp those whose […]
noun, Electricity. 1. a stationary electric charge built up on an insulating material. static electricity Electric charge that has accumulated on an object. Static electricity is often created when two objects that are not good electrical conductors are rubbed together, and electrons from one of the objects rub off onto the other. This happens, for […]
- Static friction
static friction See under friction.
adjective 1. containing or producing static electricity. 2. affected by random noise due to electrical interference: staticky radio reception.