- a person who is skilled in logic.
Origin of logician
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Examples from the Web for logician
The Turing test is named for computer scientist, mathematician, logician, and philosopher Alan Turing.The AI That Wasn’t: Why ‘Eugene Goostman’ Didn’t Pass the Turing Test
June 10, 2014
Something of this she felt, but did not reason out, for she was no logician.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
De Quincey has been highly praised, both as a humorist and as a logician.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)
These six predicables, as the logician would call them, what are they?Short Studies on Great Subjects
James Anthony Froude
There he has aptly described him as a "logician, metaphysician and bard."A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
It is what a logician might call the differentia of Buluwayo.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)
- a person who specializes in or is skilled at logic
Word Origin and History for logician
"person skilled in logic," late 14c., from Old French logicien (13c.), from logique (see logic).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper