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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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