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)
- Static variable
programming A kind of local variable in certain programming languages that retains its value even when program execution moves outside its scope. This contrasts with an ordinary, automatic variable, which is reinitialised (possibly to an undefined value) every time the block is entered. Static variables have a fixed location in the data section of the […]
noun, British. 1. water collected and stored in reservoirs, tanks, etc., as for urban use.
noun, Pharmacology. 1. any of a class of drugs that reduce the levels of lipids in the blood by altering the enzyme activity in the liver that produces lipids: used in the prevention and treatment of heart disease. noun 1. any of a class of drugs, including atorvastatin and simvastatin, that lower the levels of […]