Static etymology


English word static comes from Ancient Greek ἱστάναι

Etymology of static

Detailed word origin of static

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ἱστάναι Ancient Greek (grc)
στατικός Ancient Greek (grc)
staticus Latin (lat)
static English (en) (programming) Computed, created or allocated before the program starts running, and usually not changeable at runtime. Immobile; fixed in place; having no motion.. Unchanging; that cannot or does not change. (by extension, uncountable) Interference or obstruction from people.. (countable) A static caravan.. (countable, programming) A static variable.. (uncountable) Interference on a [...]