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for static link
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
(Or "access link" or "environment link") A pointer
from an activation record to the activation record for the
textually enclosing scope. A static link is only required
in a statically (lexically) scoped language.
The number of static links to follow may be determined
statically (at compile time). It is simply the difference in
lexical nesting depth between the declaration and the
See also display.
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