dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


2 definitions found
 for Logistic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Math.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as,
        logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Of or pertaining to logistics; as, logistic requirements;
        logistical problems; a logistical nightmare.
        [PJC]
  
     Logistic logarithms, 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.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229