• WordNet 3.6
    • n logistics handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Logistics (Math) A system of arithmetic, in which numbers are expressed in a scale of 60; logistic arithmetic.
    • Logistics (Mil) That branch of the military art which embraces the details of moving and supplying armies. The meaning of the word is by some writers extended to include strategy.
    • Logistics The planning and coordination of the movement of materials, and other details of any large activity, such as a business or a political campaign.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n logistics Same as logistic, especially in sense .
    • n logistics That branch of military science which relates to the movement and supplying of armies, and all arrangements necessary for and matters connected with the carrying on of campaigns, including the study of present or possible fields of war in their topographical and other relations; according to some, the science of strategy and arms in general.
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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
"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
Freedom of action is restricted beyond those limits to which logistics support can be extended.
"Sound Military Decision" by U.s. Naval War College
Logistics simply doesn't allow a greater number, not on such short notice.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Yet, there was but one way to determine the logistics of his theory, he reasoned.
"The Land of Look Behind" by Paul Cameron Brown
Problem of logistics, how solved?
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
Line officers for infantry or armored units and logistics officers have four-year courses.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
For the moment let's talk about logistics.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Ken dragged her from the lunch with a phony excuse, and minutes later we were checked out, solving at least one logistics problem.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
The Michigan and Minnesota Departments of Natural Resources provided the legal permits and logistical support necessary for the transplant.
"An Experimental Translocation of the Eastern Timber Wolf" by Thomas F. Weise
What naval experts call the "logistics" of the situation immediately ruled this idea out of consideration.
"The Victory At Sea" by William Sowden Sims
Time did not improve Ermine's logistics concerning this girl; he wanted her, and he did not know in the least how to get her.
"John Ermine of the Yellowstone" by Frederic Remington

In news:

Global Logistic Surges to Record on Asset Sale: Singapore Mover.
Is Asia's largest provider of logistics faculties, with its operations spread across China and Japan.
A true pure play on China, GLP is the largest logistics enterprise in both China and Japan, and is a major beneficiary of the region's phenomenal growth.
INTTRA, the large multi-carrier e-commerce network for ocean freight, has created an alliance with the WCA Family of Logistics Networks to deliver critical ocean planning, management and optimization capabilities to WCA Family members.
"We can offer customers in Switzerland, Germany and Austria innovative and above all efficient rail logistics solutions.".
Food Logistics Buyer's Guide: Search for Companies and Products related to Leasing, Third-Party Logistics and Outsourcing Services, Third-party logistic providers.
Leasing, Third-Party Logistics and Outsourcing Services.
Evily Distribution provides warehousing and logistics services.
Logistic regression with l1 regularization has been proposed as a promising method for feature selection in classification problems.
Several specialized solution methods have been proposed for l1-regularized logistic regression problems (LRPs).
Sentry Logistic Solutions has opened an $8 million, 53,000-square-foot facility in Indianapolis IN for cold chain logistics , storage, and packing of bulk pharmaceutical and biotechnology components and finished products.
Every time you pick up a copy of Inbound Logistics you're touching the work of Harry Miranda.
The story of Fort Lee's transformation from a World War I-era camp to the modern home of US Army logistics, depicted in more than 180 photos spanning nearly a century, was unveiled recently on two popular social media sites.
Saddle Creek acquires ProLog Logistics.
Conveyor and sortation systems are making inroads into operations that were once mostly manual processes, such as reverse logistics.

In science:

The multivariate analysis used conditional logistic regression analysis.
Statistical adjustment for a measure of healthy lifestyle doesn't yield the truth about hormone therapy
Balakrishnan (1985) studied order statistics from the half logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Olapade (2003) proved some theorems that characterized the half logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
The probability density function above is called type III generalized logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Considering the Type III generalized half logistic distribution function fX (x; b) given in equation (2.2).
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Table 3: The table of moment of the type III generalized half logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Table 4: Table of median of the type III generalized half logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Balakrishnan, Order statistics from the Half Logistic Distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Scale Parameters of the Half Logistic Distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Olapade, On Characterizations of the Half Logistic Distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Olapade, On type I generalized half logistic distribution.
On type III generalized half logistic distribution
Speci´Čücally we consider a one-dimensional ring of coupled logistic maps.
Enhancement of spatiotemporal regularity in an optimal window of random coupling
For binary outcomes, the underlying distribution is Bernoulli with success probabilities 0.5 and 0.7, respectively. A logistic model is used for the treatment and institution effects [drawn from a N(0, 1.73)].
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
From the analysis of this simple MCP simulation system it was found that dense systems follow the Verhulst equation (5.1), noted sometimes as the logistic function model.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
In (Skrobek, 2008) a chosen-ciphertext attack is used to build a discretized version of the logistic map which further leads to the estimation of the control parameter.
Some hints for the design of digital chaos-based cryptosystems: lessons learned from cryptanalysis