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Word: static

Definition: having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state


Sentences Containing 'static'

It is of all curves the most perfect example of static unity.
The circular disc of the sun has the same static quality, being the curve most devoid of variety.
The general vertical direction of this leg is also against its look of lightness and motion, tending rather to give it a stationary, static look.
And in proportion, as in life, variety is the secret of vitality, only to be suppressed where a static effect is wanted.
In architecture equality of proportion is more often met with, as the static qualities of repose are of more importance here than in painting.
Here we have a maximum of equality and the deadest and most static of results.
BY RAPHAEL -LRB- NATIONAL GALLERY -RRB- A typical example of static balance in composition.
C, F, I -RRB- In B and C the proportions of the third and the quarter are shown, producing the same static effect as the half, although not so completely.
In these diagrams a certain static effect is kept up throughout, on account of our lines being vertical and horizontal only, which lines, as we saw in an earlier chapter, are the calmest we have.
There is here no static symmetry, all is energy and force.
THE FINDING OF THE BODY OF ST. MARK TINTORETTO -LRB- BREDA, MILAN -RRB- Compare with Raphael's Ansidei Madonna, and note how energy and movement take the place of static calm in the balance of this composition.

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