# logistic^{1}

### or lo·gis·ti·cal

[loh-jis-tik or loh-jis-ti-kuh l; luh-]

- of or relating to logistics.

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## Origin of logistic^{1}

First recorded in 1930–35; back formation from logistics

## logistic^{2}

[loh-jis-tik, luh-]

- symbolic logic.
- Archaic. mathematical calculation.

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- of or relating to logistic.

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## Origin of logistic^{2}

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## Examples from the Web for logistic

### Historical Examples

#### What a change for logistic which talks only of classes and classes of classes!

#### On the contrary I see in logistic only shackles for the inventor.

#### Later, it was raised to a more eminent dignity by conferring on it the title of logistic.

#### This I wrote long ago; logistic professes the contrary and thinks it has proved it by actually proving new truths.

#### For that, a transformation of logistic was necessary, and Russell in particular has modified on certain points his original views.

## logistic^{1}

- an uninterpreted calculus or system of symbolic logicCompare formal language

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- maths (of a curve) having an equation of the form y = k /(1 + e a + bx), where b is less than zero
- rare of, relating to, or skilled in arithmetical calculations

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## Word Origin

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

## logistic^{2}

### logistical

- of or relating to logistics

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## Word Origin and History for 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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