Meaning of LOGIC in English

■ noun

1》 reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity.

↘the quality of being justifiable by reason.

↘( the ~ of ) the course of action following as a necessary consequence of.

2》 a system or set of principles underlying the arrangements of elements in a computer or electronic device so as to perform a specified task.


~ian noun


ME: via OFr. logique and late L. ~a from Gk logikē (tekhnē) '(art) of reason'.

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