logistique

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɔ.ʒis.tik/
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek λογιστικός (logistikós, practiced in arithmetic, rational), from λόγος (lógos). Sense of “logistic function” by Pierre François Verhulst (1845).[1]

Adjective[edit]

logistique (plural logistiques)

  1. (mathematics) Relating to symbolic logic; logistic.
  2. (statistics) Relating to the logistic function; logistic.
Descendants[edit]
  • English: logistic

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

logistique f (plural logistiques)

  1. logistics

Adjective[edit]

logistique (plural logistiques)

  1. relating to logistics
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Verhulst, Pierre-François (1845) , “Recherches mathématiques sur la loi d'accroissement de la population [Mathematical Researches into the Law of Population Growth Increase]”, in Nouveaux Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres de Bruxelles[1], volume 18, retrieved 2013-02-18, page 8 of 1–42: “Nous donnerons le nom de logistique à la courbe // We will give the name logistic to the curve”
  2. ^ logistique” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
  3. ^ logistics, n2.”, in OED Online Paid subscription required, Oxford: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.

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