From Old French logique < Latin logica < Ancient Greek λογική (logike), “‘logic’”) < properly feminine of λογικός (logikós), “‘of or pertaining to speech or reason or reasoning, rational, reasonable’”) < λόγος (logos), “‘speech, reason’”).
- (RP) enPR: lŏj'ĭk, IPA: /ˈlɒdʒɪk/, SAMPA: /"lQdZIk/
- (US) enPR: lŏj'ĭk, IPA: /ˈlɑːdʒɪk/, SAMPA: /"lA:dZIk/
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- Rhymes: -ɒdʒɪk
NounModificarWikipedia Logic (countable and uncountable; plural Logics)
- (uncountable) A method of human thought that involves thinking in a linear, step-by-step manner about how a problem can be solved. Logic is the basis of many principles including the scientific method.
- (philosophy, logic) The study of the principles and criteria of valid inference and demonstration.
- (uncountable) (mathematics) The mathematical study of relationships between rigorously defined concepts and of proof of statements.
- (countable) (mathematics) A formal or informal language together with a deductive system or a model-theoretic semantics.
- (uncountable) Any system of thought, whether rigorous and productive or not, especially one associated with a particular person.
- It's hard to work out his system of logic.
- (uncountable) The part of an electronic system that performs the boolean logic operations, short for logic gates or logic circuit.
- Fred is designing the logic for the new controller.
- (mathematics, study): formal logic, modern logic
- (mathematics, system): formal system
- (philosophy): predicate logic
- Logic in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Logic in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Logic at OneLook® Dictionary Search
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