I. adjectiveorlogisticalDate: 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> • logisticallyadverbII. nounDate: 1905 symbolic logic

, 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.

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.

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.

or logisticalLogistic 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 • logisticallyOrganised 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