logistic
^{1}or lo·gis·ti·cal
[ lohjistik or lohjistikuh l; luh ]
/ loʊˈdʒɪs tɪk or loʊˈdʒɪs tɪ kəl; lə /

adjective
of or relating to logistics.
Nearby words
logicism, logicize, logie, login, logion, logistic, logistic curve, logistician, logistics, logjam, loglog
Origin of logistic
^{1}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
Definition for logistic (2 of 2)
logistic
^{2}[ lohjistik, luh ]
/ loʊˈdʒɪs tɪk, lə /
noun Sometimes logistics.
symbolic logic.
Archaic. mathematical calculation.
adjective
of or relating to logistic.
Origin of logistic
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British Dictionary definitions for logistic (1 of 2)
logistic
^{1}/ (lɒˈdʒɪstɪk) /
noun
an uninterpreted calculus or system of symbolic logicCompare formal language
adjective
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
Word Origin for logistic
C17: via French, from Late Latin logisticus of calculation, from Greek logistikos rational, from logos word, reason
British Dictionary definitions for logistic (2 of 2)
logistic
^{2}logistical
/ (lɒˈdʒɪstɪk) /
adjective
of or relating to logistics
Derived Formslogistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for logistic
logistic
"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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