Static has several meanings:

  • Static electricity, a net charge of an object
    • The triboelectric effect, e.g. from shoes rubbing carpet
  • White noise, a random signal with a flat power spectral density
    • Noise (radio), a type of radio interference
    • Noise (video), the snow seen on a TV screen
  • Statics, a branch of physics concerned with physical systems in equilibrium
    • Fluid statics, the science of fluids at rest
  • Static pressure, a concept in aircraft instrumentation and fluid dynamics
    • Static port, a sensor used on aircraft to measure static pressure
  • Static spacetime, a spacetime in which the geometry does not change

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