What does the word static mean?

Usage examples for static

  1. The extraordinary burst of static would be discussed, with no conclusion whatever. – Long Ago, Far Away by William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster
  2. Poetry was static in its nature, and its business was the interpretation of enduring beauty and eternal veracity. – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  3. No problem getting through, though the connection had a lot of static. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover