logistics

  • 1 logistics — lo‧gis‧tics [ləˈdʒɪstɪks] noun [plural] TRANSPORT the arrangements that are needed for goods, materials, equipment, and people to be in the right place at the right time: • the logistics of shipping materials from Britain to Siberia reˌverse… …

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  • 2 Logistics — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. By extension: The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 logistics — art of moving, quartering, and supplying troops, 1879, from Fr. (l art) logistique (art) of quartering troops, from M.Fr. logis lodging, from O.Fr. logeiz shelter for an army, encampment, from loge (see LODGE (Cf. lodge) (n.)) + Greek derived… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 logistics — *strategy, tactics …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 logistics — [n] management coordination, engineering, masterminding, organization, planning, plans, strategy, systematization; concept 660 …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 logistics — [lō jis′tiks] n. [Fr logistique < logis, lodgings (< loger, to quarter: see LODGE): form as if < ML logisticus: see LOGISTIC2] 1. the branch of military science having to do with procuring, maintaining, and transporting materiel,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Logistics — For the drum and bass producer, see Logistics (artist). Public infrastructure Assets and facilities Airports · …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 logistics — /loh jis tiks, leuh /, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) 1. the branch of military science and operations dealing with the procurement, supply, and maintenance of equipment, with the movement, evacuation, and hospitalization of personnel, with the …

    Universalium

  • 9 Logistics — Мэтт Грешем Matt Gresham Дата рождения 1981 год(1981) Место рождения Кембридж Страна …

    Википедия

  • 10 Logistics — The overall management of the way resources are obtained, stored and moved to the locations where they are required. Logistics management entails identifying potential suppliers and distributors; evaluating how accessible and effective they are… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 11 logistics — lo|gis|tics [ləˈdʒıstıks US lou ] n [plural] [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: logistique, from Greek logistike art of calculating , from logos; LOGIC] the practical arrangements that are needed in order to make a plan that involves a lot of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 logistics — [[t]ləʤɪ̱stɪks[/t]] N UNCOUNT COLL If you refer to the logistics of doing something complicated that involves a lot of people or equipment, you are referring to the skilful organization of it so that it can be done successfully and efficiently.… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 logistics — noun Logistics is used before these nouns: ↑convoy, ↑support Logistics is used after these nouns: ↑army …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 logistics — lo|gis|tics [ lə dʒıstıks ] noun plural the practical arrangements that are necessary in order to organize something successfully, especially something involving a lot of people or equipment: logistics of: We haven t though about the logistics of …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 logistics — noun 1 the logistics of the practical arrangements that are needed in order to make a plan or activity successful: the complex logistics of supplying food to the famine areas 2 (U) the study or skill of moving soldiers, supplying them with food… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 logistics — UK [ləˈdʒɪstɪks] / US noun a) [plural] the practical arrangements that are necessary in order to organize something successfully, especially something involving a lot of people or equipment logistics of: We haven t thought about the logistics of… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 logistics — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: French logistique art of calculating, logistics, from Greek logistikē art of calculating, from feminine of logistikos of calculation, from logizein to calculate, from logos reason Date …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 logistics — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [lo JIS tiks] management of any large operation, military or otherwise, and particularly dealing with procurement, distribution, transport and maintenance of materials and personnel. The logistics… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 logistics — plural noun the logistics of deploying forces in Afghanistan Syn: organization, planning, plans, management, arrangement, administration, orchestration, coordination, execution, handling, running …

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  • 20 logistics — /ləˈdʒɪstɪks / (say luh jistiks) noun (often construed as plural) 1. the branch of military science concerned with transportation and supply, and the movement of bodies of troops. 2. (in industry, etc.) the planning, implementation, and control… …

    Australian English dictionary


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