1. [syn: logistic, logistical]
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.
2. (Math.) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as,
logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic.
3. Of or pertaining to logistics; as, logistic requirements;
logistical problems; a logistical nightmare.
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
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: of or relating to logistics; "logistic requirements"
[syn: logistic, logistical]