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give someone static

Fig. to argue with someone; to give someone back talk. I want you to do it and do it now! Don't give me any static!
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static

n. complaints. I don’t expect any static because of the noise. I warned the neighbors about the party.
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We see the Proud To Serve free static IP offer as a 'win-win' for everyone involved," said Scott Stone, senior VP of marketing, sales and services, Padcom, Inc.
With these increased speeds comes the risk for higher contamination caused from static charges," explains Marketing Manager Kim West.
As health and safety legislation has tightened, and consumer expectations and the increasing need for efficiency and cost-savings on the production floor have grown, a need has emerged to resolve these static problems.
Introducing IonStorm XR2 series of long-range static eliminators, effective at more than 36 in.
But, even though active stretches appear to be much better for athletes and runners in particular, runners persist in doing static stretches.
Following a clinical evaluation, all patients underwent assessments of the static visual vertical.
Although there were a number of drawbacks with page refreshing and navigation, website visitors were generally treated to a user-friendly experience that didn't require extensive interaction with anything more than static text.
It is important to recognize that static inside PE pipe does not imply there is something defective about the pipe.
In comparison to the typical Image hero, Milestone heroes are much more realistically depicted, both narratively and in portrayal of the muscular male body: Compare the over-inflated body of Image's Prophet [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED] with the portrait of a relatively skinny Static, Milestone's electricity-wielding teenaged superhero, on the cover of Static #1 [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED].
3M has long been a leader in providing static control solutions to companies around the world.
Problems with static electricity in the plastics industries are numerous.
Regardless of the cause, label converters are well aware of the negative effect static can have: machine jams, material waste, operator shocks, or decreases in product quality and productivity.
PMI) and Harvest Technology, LLC today announced the retail availability of X-Static(R) Multipurpose - a non-aerosol static eliminator.
Virtual AC Intelligent Static Neutralizers from Ion Industrial, Windsor Locks, Conn.
Simco Industrial Static Control has recently introduced the PerfoMAX Static Neutralizing System, an extended range.