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Term: static

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.
Created 2016.02.19
Last Modified 2023.03.27
Contributed by John Kunze