Logistics

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Logistics \Lo*gis"tics\, noun

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. By extension: The planning and coordination of the movement of materials, and other details of any large activity, such as a business or a political campaign. [PJC]

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

logistics

noun

1: handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed


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