Origin of logic
Definition for logic (2 of 2)
Origin of -logic
Examples from the Web for logic
Their logic: the sea-creature would come alive and drink up any remaining alcohol.
The birds will seek us out and they will use no logic we know.
Kim Novak's heavy legs were concealed and all logic left on the cutting room floor.
This came across in the Showtime Omit the Logic documentary—in which you were a commentator—and it comes across here.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a logic to it – many of the wines were from the Pacific Northwest, principally from Oregon and Washington state.
These were the aims Greek logic set itself, and successfully achieved.
The fence begins to melt as if in a haze and the logic of clearing this vast expanse of earth and rock escapes him.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown
These have a logic of their own; but the dreamer has not even a crazy logic.
As it was, it was to stand or fall, not by logic, but by political needs and sympathies.Familiar Studies of Men and Books|Robert Louis Stevenson
By it we hear what as yet we cannot touch and see what the arms of our logic are not long enough to reach.The Meaning of Faith|Harry Emerson Fosdick
British Dictionary definitions for logic
- the principles underlying the units in a computer system that perform arithmetical and logical operationsSee also logic circuit
- (as modifier)a logic element
Word Origin for logic
Word Origin and History for logic
mid-14c., "branch of philosophy that treats of forms of thinking," from Old French logique (13c.), from Latin (ars) logica, from Greek logike (techne) "reasoning (art)," from fem. of logikos "pertaining to speaking or reasoning," from logos "reason, idea, word" (see logos). Meaning "logical argumentation" is from c.1600.
Science definitions for logic
Culture definitions for logic
The branch of philosophy dealing with the principles of reasoning. Classical logic, as taught in ancient Greece and Rome, systematized rules for deduction. The modern scientific and philosophical logic of deduction has become closely allied to mathematics, especially in showing how the foundations of mathematics lie in logic.