[loh-jis-tiks, luh-] /loʊˈdʒɪs tɪks, lə-/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
the branch of military science and operations dealing with the procurement, supply, and maintenance of equipment, with the movement, evacuation, and hospitalization of personnel, with the provision of facilities and services, and with related matters.
the planning, implementation, and coordination of the details of a business or other operation.
[loh-jis-tik, luh-] /loʊˈdʒɪs tɪk, lə-/
noun, Sometimes, .
Archaic. mathematical calculation.
of or relating to logistic.
noun (functioning as singular or pl)
the science of the movement, supplying, and maintenance of military forces in the field
the management of materials flow through an organization, from raw materials through to finished goods
the detailed planning and organization of any large complex operation
an uninterpreted calculus or system of symbolic logic Compare formal language
(maths) (of a curve) having an equation of the form y = k/(1 + ea+bx), where b is less than zero
(rare) of, relating to, or skilled in arithmetical calculations
of or relating to logistics
“art of moving, quartering, and supplying troops,” 1879, from French (l’art) logistique “(art) of quartering troops,” from Middle French logis “lodging,” from Old French logeiz “shelter for an army, encampment,” from loge (see lodge (n.)) + Greek-derived suffix -istique (see -istic). The form in French was influenced by logistique. Related: Logistical.
“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.
human language An artificial human language designed by James Cooke Brown in the late 1950s. Most artificial human languages devised in the 19th and 20th centuries (e.g. Esperanto) were designed to be easy to learn. Loglan, however, is unique in that its chief design goal was to avoid synactic ambiguity — the kind that arises […]
language An object-oriented language from the Institute of Informatics at Warsaw University. Loglan-88 is apparently unrelated to Loglan. [Loglan-88, “Report on the Programming Language, LNCS 414, Springer-Verlag, 1990, ISBN 3-540-52325-1]. [Related to Loglan’82?] (1997-08-01)
noun, Navigation. 1. the line by which a log or patent log is streamed.
[lawg-lawg, log-log] /ˈlɔgˈlɔg, ˈlɒgˈlɒg/ noun 1. the logarithm of a logarithm. adjective 2. of or relating to a device, graph, etc., using log-logs.