And when this man breaks from his static isolation and makes a new move, then look out, something will be happening.
Fees will not be static, but nor can AT&T and others just charge what they wish.
And so the White House has to plot strategy to break through the static, just like any group of image-makers hawking a product.
If the America he left behind seemed to him to be static, the India he sought to better understand was dynamic.
The stills give a static feel and it all seems somewhat dispassionate.
He switched on the power, and static sounded in the dry air.
Apparently and superficially what it aims at is the eternally "static."
There was a flutter of static and then Quent Miles' voice again.
The static emerging from the speaker thickened, obliterating all other noises.
There were no crackling atmospherics nor hiss of static, even when he turned the power full on.
1640s (earlier statical, 1560s), "pertaining to the science of weight and its mechanical effects," from Modern Latin statica, from Greek statikos "causing to stand, skilled in weighing," from stem of histanai "to make to stand, set; to place in the balance, weigh," from PIE root *sta- "stand" (see stet). The sense of "having to do with bodies at rest or with forces that balance each other" is first recorded 1802. Applied to frictional electricity from 1839.
"random radio noise," 1912, from static (adj.). Figurative sense of "aggravation, criticism" is attested from 1926.
Noun Distortion or interruption of a broadcast signal, such as crackling or noise in a receiver or specks on a television screen, often produced when background electromagnetic radiation in the atmosphere disturbs signal reception or when there are loose connections in the transmission or reception circuits.
Complaints, back talk, trivial objections, etc: Here's the policy, and let's not have any static about it
[1953+; fr the atmospheric interference that makes unwanted noise in radio transmissions]