1. Resting; acting by mere weight without motion; as, statical pressure; static objects.

2. Pertaining to bodies at rest or in equilibrium. Statical electricity. See Note under Electricity. Statical moment. See Moment.

Origin: Gr. Causing to stand, skilled in weighing, fr. To cause to stand: cf. F. Statique. See Stand, and cf. Stage.

(01 Mar 1998)

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