static reflex n.
See righting reflex.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of mechanics that deals with bodies at rest or forces in equilibrium. adjective, Also, statical 1. pertaining to or characterized by a fixed or stationary condition. 2. showing little or no change: a static concept; a static relationship. 3. lacking movement, development, or vitality: The novel […]
- Static scope
noun 1. a tube for measuring the static pressure of a fluid in motion, so placed in the fluid as not to be affected by the pressure changes caused by the motion of the fluid. noun 1. an open-ended tube used to measure the static pressure at a point in a moving fluid and positioned […]
- Static typing
programming Enforcement of type rules at compile time rather than at run time. Static typing catches more errors at compile time than dynamic typing. Ada, C, C++, Haskell, Java, and ML are examples of statically typed languages. Statically typed languages may have strong typing or weak typing. (2004-07-20)