Lo*gis"tic (?), Lo*gis"tic*al (?),a. [Gr. skilled in calculating, to calculate, fr. word, number, reckoning: cf. F. logistique.]





2. Math.

Sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as, logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic.

Logistic, ∨ 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.


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