Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to symbolic logic.
  • adj. Of or relating to logistics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to logistics.
  • adj. Relating to symbolic logic.
  • adj. Relating to the logistic function.
  • n. A logistic function or graph of a logistic curve.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Logical.
  • adj. Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to logistics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Logical.
  • Skilled in or pertaining to computation and calculation.
  • Proportional; pertaining to proportions.
  • n. The art of calculation, with the fingers, with an abacus, with characters, or otherwise; practical or vulgar arithmetic.
  • n. Sexagesimal arithmetic.
  • In mathematics: Logarithmic.
  • Pertaining to a logarithmic curve.
  • n. A logistic curve. See cut under logistic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to logistics

Etymologies

Medieval Latin logisticus, of calculation, from Greek logistikos, skilled in calculating, from logistēs, calculator, from logizesthai, to calculate, from logos, reckoning, reason; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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