Origin of logic
OTHER WORDS FROM logiclog·ic·less, adjectivenon·log·ic, noun
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How to use logic in a sentence
For retail investors, the logic behind buying shares solely based on the announcement of a stock split rests on a shaky foundation.Investors riding high on Apple and Tesla stock splits could get clipped, data shows|rhhackettfortune|August 31, 2020|Fortune
SAT solving involves taking problems, turning them into computer-friendly statements that use propositional logic, and using computers to determine whether there’s a way to make those statements true.Computer Scientists Attempt to Corner the Collatz Conjecture|Kevin Hartnett|August 26, 2020|Quanta Magazine
They’ve developed a system of proteins that can carry out logic operations just like a computer, which helps them target specific combinations of antigens that are unique to certain cancers.
However, behind the smartest social media algorithms are solid logic and good intentions.How to optimize for the Instagram algorithm in 2020|Julia Miashkova|August 19, 2020|Search Engine Watch
To turn the search for cliques into a problem that computers can grapple with, you need a representation of the problem that uses propositional 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.
You may say, in the case of Sikes and the peer, that the logic of the Determinist is sound, but ineffective: nothing comes of it.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Mr. Ripper's logic tended to the belief that he could not be punished if he stuck to the avowal of having seen nothing.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
We thought pursuit had long been abandoned, but they are driven by single-minded hate, not by logic.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
By what strange logic do they decide that a thing can not fail to happen because they ardently desire it to happen?Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
Her resentment of that undermined all the fairness of her logic, and even triumphed over the sword of her suspense.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
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
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Cultural 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.