# logistic

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[ loh-jis-tik, luh- ]
/ loʊˈdʒɪs tɪk, lə- /
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of or relating to logistics.
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Also lo·gis·ti·cal [loh-jis-ti-kuhl, luh-] /loʊˈdʒɪs tɪ kəl, lə-/ .

## Origin oflogistic

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First recorded in 1930–35; back formation from logistics

## Other definitions for logistic (2 of 2)

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[ loh-jis-tik, luh- ]
/ loʊˈdʒɪs tɪk, lə- /

noun Sometimes logistics.
symbolic logic.
Archaic. mathematical calculation.
of or relating to logistic.

## Origin oflogistic

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1620–30; <French logistique<Late Latin logisticus of computation <Greek logistikós skilled in calculation, rational, equivalent to logist(ḗs) calculator, reasoner (*logid-, base of logízein to reckon, verbal derivative of lógos word (see logos) + -tēs agent suffix, with dt>st) + -ikos-ic
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## British Dictionary definitions for logistic (1 of 2)

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/ (lɒˈdʒɪstɪk) /

noun
an uninterpreted calculus or system of symbolic logicCompare formal language
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

logistic2

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