logical

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See also: -logical

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logic +‎ -al

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logical (comparative more logical, superlative most logical)

  1. (not comparable) In agreement with the principles of logic.
    • 2020 April 6, Shanguo, “Avoiding Assertive Statements and Extreme Ways of Thinking”, in Minghui[1]:
      To provide convincing arguments, we need to first address the issues of concern, list the facts, and then use logical reasoning to help people have a better understanding of the issue.
  2. Reasonable.
  3. (not comparable) Of or pertaining to logic.
  4. (computing) Non-physical or conceptual yet underpinned by something physical or actual.
    Logical memory appears contiguous to an application program, but may well be stored on several physical devices, including in RAM and on hard-disks, as determined by the operating system.
    • 1986, Noel Malcolm Morris, Computer graphics and CAD fundamentals: BBC Micro version:
      It is, of course, vital to restore the logical colours to their normal value at the end of the program []

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  • logical at OneLook Dictionary Search

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Adjective[edit]

logical m (feminine singular logicale, masculine plural logicaulx, feminine plural logicales)

  1. logical