static etymology

English word static comes from Ancient Greek ἱστάναι

Detailed word origin of static

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἱστάναι Ancient Greek (grc)
στατικός Ancient Greek (grc)
staticus Latin (lat)
static English (eng) (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 [...]

Words with the same origin as static

Descendants of ἱστάναι
hydrolock hydrostatic statical staticity