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logistic1

or lo·gis·ti·cal

[loh-jis-tik or loh-jis-ti-kuh l; luh-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to logistics.

Origin of logistic1

First recorded in 1930–35; back formation from logistics
Related formslo·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·lo·gis·ti·cal, adjectiveun·lo·gis·ti·cal, adjective
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  • We appreciate the mobility and logistical implications of this requirement.

    Shock and Awe

    Harlan K. Ullman


British Dictionary definitions for logistical

logistic1

noun
  1. an uninterpreted calculus or system of symbolic logicCompare formal language
adjective
  1. maths (of a curve) having an equation of the form y = k /(1 + e a + bx), where b is less than zero
  2. rare of, relating to, or skilled in arithmetical calculations

Word Origin

C17: via French, from Late Latin logisticus of calculation, from Greek logistikos rational, from logos word, reason

logistic2

logistical

adjective
  1. of or relating to logistics
Derived Formslogistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for logistical

logistic

adj.

"pertaining to logic," 1620s, from Medieval Latin logisticus, from Greek logistikos "endued with reason," from logikos (see logic). Related: Logistical (1560s); logistically. Logistics from this word, in the sense "art of arithmetical calculation" is from 1650s.

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