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Meaning of LOGISTICS

Pronunciation:  low'jistiks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed
 

LOGISTICS is a 9 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: provision, supply, supplying

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lo*gis"tics\, n.
1. (Mil.) That branch of the military art which embraces the
   details of moving and supplying armies. The meaning of the
   word is by some writers extended to include strategy. --H.
   L. Scott.

2. (Math.) A system of arithmetic, in which numbers are
   expressed in a scale of 60; logistic arithmetic.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the process of transporting, supplying and supporting a field project.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accouterment, action, amphibious operations, armament, catering, chandlery, combined operations, dry run, endowment, equipment, finding, fitting out, fluid operations, furnishing, furnishment, investment, maneuver, maneuvers, military operations, minor operations, mission, movement, operation, operations, outfitting, overseas operations, preparation, procurement, providing, provision, provisioning, purveyance, reinforcement, replenishment, resupply, retailing, selling, staff work, subsidization, subsidy, subvention, supply, supplying, victualing, war game, war plans
 

 

 

 

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