Logistical

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Logistical

1. Logical.

2. (Science: mathematics) sexagesimal, or made on the scale of 60; as, logistic, or sexagesimal, arithmetic. Logistic, 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.

Origin: gr. Skilled in calculating, to calculate, fr. Word, number, reckoning: cf. F. Logistique.