The definition of static is showing little or no change or an electric charge.(adjective)
See static in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL staticus < Gr statikos, causing to stand < histanai, to cause to stand
See static in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin staticus, relating to weight
Origin: , from Greek statikos, causing to stand
Origin: , from statos, standing; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
Learn more about static