A static aspect of a program does not depend on program execution.

Related concepts:  TypeClassMemberFieldMethod

Closest Wikipedia entry:  Method (computer programming): Static methods — A method in object-oriented programming (OOP) is a procedure associated with an object, and generally also a message. An object consists of state data and behavior; these compose an interface, which specifies how the object may be used. A method is a behavior of an object parametrized by a user.

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