Term: static Class:  
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Created 19 February 2016
Last modified 11 May 2016
Contributed by John Kunze


Definition: Unchanging (but not necessarily immutable) in any significant way.
Examples: Text stored in a file for long-term preservation is static when its meaning will be retained even if the character encoding and word processor format change in order to keep the content usable.