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 (lō-jĭs′tĭk) also lo·gis·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to logistics.
2. Of or relating to symbolic logic.

[Medieval Latin logisticus, of calculation, from Greek logistikos, skilled in calculating, from logistēs, calculator, from logizesthai, to calculate, from logos, reckoning, reason; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

lo·gis′ti·cal·ly adv.
lo′gis·ti′cian (-jĭ-stĭsh′ən) n.
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(ˌloʊ dʒɪˈstɪʃ ən)

an expert in logistics.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.logistician - a person skilled at symbolic logic
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
dialectician - a logician skilled in dialectic
syllogiser, syllogist, syllogizer - logician skilled in syllogistic reasoning
symbolic logician - a person skilled at symbolic logic
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