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Logistic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LOGIS'TIC, a. Relating to sexagesimal fractions.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to logistics; "logistic requirements" [syn: logistic, logistical]

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective or logistical Date: 1918 1. a. of or relating to symbolic logic b. of or relating to the philosophical attempt to reduce mathematics to logic 2. of or relating to logistics 3. (logistic) of, represented by, or relating to a logistic curve <a logistic process> logistically adverb II. noun Date: 1905 symbolic logic

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

, those logarithms (devised by John Speidell, 1619) of which the base is 2.7182818; -- so called from Napier, the inventor of logarithms. Logistic or Proportionallogarithms., See under Logistic.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Logistic Lo*gis"tic, Logistical Lo*gis"tic*al, a. [Gr. ? skilled in calculating, ? to calculate, fr. lo`gos word, number, reckoning: cf. F. logistique.] 1. Logical. [Obs.] --Berkeley. 2. (Math.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as, logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic. Logistic, or Proportional, logarithms, certain logarithmic numbers used to shorten the calculation of the fourth term of a proportion of which one of the terms is a given constant quantity, commonly one hour, while the other terms are expressed in minutes and seconds; -- not now used.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Logistic Lo*gis"tic, Logistical Lo*gis"tic*al, a. [Gr. ? skilled in calculating, ? to calculate, fr. lo`gos word, number, reckoning: cf. F. logistique.] 1. Logical. [Obs.] --Berkeley. 2. (Math.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as, logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic. Logistic, or Proportional, logarithms, certain logarithmic numbers used to shorten the calculation of the fourth term of a proportion of which one of the terms is a given constant quantity, commonly one hour, while the other terms are expressed in minutes and seconds; -- not now used.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

or logistical Logistic or logistical means relating to the organization of something complicated. Logistical problems may be causing the delay... She described the distribution of food and medical supplies as a logistical nightmare. ADJ: ADJ n logistically Organised junior football was either restricted or logistically impossible to operate... It is about time that the UN considers logistically deploying additional military resources... Logistically it is very difficult to value unit-linked policies. ADV: ADV adj, ADV with v, ADV with cl



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