logistic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj logistic of or relating to logistics "logistic requirements"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Logistic Logical.
    • Logistic Of or pertaining to logistics; as, logistic requirements; logistical problems; a logistical nightmare.
    • Logistic (Math) Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as, logistic or sexagesimal, arithmetic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • logistic Logical.
    • logistic Skilled in or pertaining to computation and calculation.
    • logistic Proportional; pertaining to proportions.
    • n logistic The art of calculation, with the fingers, with an abacus, with characters, or otherwise; practical or vulgar arithmetic.
    • n logistic Sexagesimal arithmetic.
    • logistic In mathematics: Logarithmic.
    • logistic Pertaining to a logarithmic curve.
    • n logistic A logistic curve. See cut under logistic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Logistic loj-is′tik skilled in calculating: proportional
    • n Logistic the art of calculation, sexagesimal arithmetic:
    • n Logistic (pl.) that branch of military science relating to the movement and supplying of armies
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. skilled in calculating, to calculate, fr. lo`gos word, number, reckoning: cf. F. logistique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. logistēs, a calculator—logizesthai, to compute.

Usage

In literature:

It is not inconceivable to end up with a two-tier NATO: the fighting goons and the battle-shy, logistics-only allies.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Hooker was a master of logistics.
"The Campaign of Chancellorsville" by Theodore A. Dodge
It thus obtained some importance in the logistics of the war.
"Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1" by Jacob Dolson Cox
LOGISTICS, OR THE PRACTICAL ART OF MOVING ARMIES.
"The Art of War" by Baron Henri de Jomini
The logistics of space travel make taking even an extra handkerchief along a calculated risk.
"The Servant Problem" by Robert F. Young
I have written of him as a master of logistics, and his skill in handling troops was great.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
Through it funneled the problems involved in the logistics of the thing.
"Revolution" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
We'll introduce the chariot and also heavy carts to speed up logistics.
"Adaptation" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Enough is known about the average American male to provide a basic logistical figure.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
We had everything to learn, both North and South, in the matter of logistics.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
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In news:

The logistics of October's run-and-gun trips can be hectic, but let the fun begin.
The commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Brig.
I don't know how well it would work for planners, but iPhotoMeasure, which allows you to measure everything in a photo, could come in handy when trying to figure out logistical details.
Marten Transport said its third-quarter profit rose on higher truckload and logistics revenue.
President Barack Obama has nominated new leaders for the Army Materiel Command, which provides technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics power projection, and sustainment.
Gwen Ifill speaks with two guests about the logistical challenges of getting medical care and other aid to quake victims in Haiti.
Diabeto-logists John Buse, MD, PhD.
Women's apparel retailer Charming Shoppes praises the red-carpet treatment it gets from logistics partner Hyundai Merchant Marine — not only for special shipments, but every single day.
Striving to build a better logistics mousetrap—changing and tuning your process to balance competing demands within your supply chain system—is a tough game.
Con-way Multimodal , a freight brokerage division of Con-way Inc.'s operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, named Dallas as the location for its business headquarters.
The Evolution of Inbound Logistics--Choosing Inbound: Natural Selection .
Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, Philadelphia PA, has approved the construction of 1.3 million barrels of additional storage capacity and an additional mainline pumping station at its Nederland TX terminal.
When we asked Michele Celentano about some of the logistical issues that went into capturing this shot, she explained that getting the baby to sleep was the first step.
Global container shipping and logistics group Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) reported a net loss of $67 million for the first half of 2011 compared to a $1 million net profit in the same period a year ago.
UPS Opens Multi-Million Dollar Logistics Facility on Canada's Atlantic Province of Nova Scotia .
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In science:

As a special case, they considered a map lattice where logistic map is located at each site uncoupled with its neighbors and each map driven by a common random variable, which is regarded as a homogeneous background.
Mechanism of synchronization in a random dynamical system
We analyzed one dimensional simple case of globally coupled logistic maps which was studied by YD [15,16].
Mechanism of synchronization in a random dynamical system
Characterizations of the logistic and log-logistic distributions by extreme value related stability with random sample size, J.
A Note on Maximum and Minimum Stability of Certain Distributions
In particular, for the logistic map with holes with p = 0 that is studied in expression (15) gives the smooth background.
Lifetimes of noisy repellors
Recalling the results obtained for the logistic map , we may consider these distributions as signaling the edge of chaos where the Lyapunov exponents vanish.
Non-extensive Random Matrix Theory - A Bridge Connecting Chaotic and Regular Dynamics
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