It is a static method on Thread class. It makes the current thread into the
"Not Runnable" state for specified amount of time. During this time, the thread
keeps the lock (monitors) it has acquired.
It is a method on Object class. It makes the current thread into the "Not Runnable"
state. Wait is called on a object, not a thread. Before calling wait() method, the
object should be synchronized, means the object should be inside synchronized block.
The call to wait() releases the acquired lock.
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