logistic 1 or lo·gis·ti·cal [loh- jis-tik or loh- jis-ti-k uh l; l uh-] Word Origin Origin of logistic 1
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logistics Related forms lo·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverb non·lo·gis·ti·cal, adjective un·lo·gis·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-logistical an uninterpreted calculus or system of symbolic logic Compare formal language maths (of a curve) having an equation of the form y = k /(1 + e ), where a + bx 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 of or relating to logistics Derived Forms logistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for non-logistical 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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