Associations to the word «Logical»


LOGICAL, adjective. (not comparable) In agreement with the principles of logic.
LOGICAL, adjective. Reasonable.
LOGICAL, adjective. (not comparable) Of or pertaining to logic.
LOGICAL, adjective. (computing) Non-physical or conceptual yet underpinned by something physical or actual.
LOGICAL ATOMISM, noun. (philosophy) The doctrine that the world consists of ultimate logical "facts" (or "atoms") that cannot be broken down any further.
LOGICAL CALCULUS, noun. (logic) A formal system.
LOGICAL COMPLEMENT, noun. (computing) The number, obtained by complementing every bit of a given number, which produces all ones when exclusive ored with the given number.
LOGICAL CONNECTIVE, noun. (logic) A truth-valued function such as (the usual suspects): conjunction, disjunction, negation, and material implication.
LOGICAL CONSTANT, noun. (logic) A word or phrase which has an invariant logical meaning and which is useful for forming argument forms.
LOGICAL FALLACIES, noun. Plural of logical fallacy
LOGICAL FALLACY, noun. A fallacy; a clearly defined error in reasoning used to support or refute an argument, excluding simple unintended mistakes.
LOGICAL FALLACY, noun. A formal fallacy.
LOGICAL MECHANICAL ELEMENT, noun. Any part of a mechanism that exercises some form of logical control; such as a ratchet, trip, detent or interlock.
LOGICAL MECHANICAL ELEMENTS, noun. Plural of logical mechanical element
LOGICAL POSITIVISM, noun. (philosophy) A 20th century school of philosophy which held that all knowledge is based on logical inferences from empirical observations.
LOGICAL POSITIVIST, noun. (philosophy) An adherent of the logical positivism school of philosophy
LOGICAL PUNCTUATION, noun. Synonym of logical quotation.
LOGICAL QUOTATION, noun. A system of quotation wherein terminal punctuation marks are enclosed within a quotation only if the sense of the punctuation is part of the original material being quoted. It is similar to but stricter than British quotation, based on the sense of the punctuation in the context of the writing in which the quotation is being used (and thus permits limited insertions of additional punctuation, or alteration of original punctuation, in the quoted content, which logical quotation does not)..
LOGICAL SYSTEM, noun. (logic) A formal system.

Dictionary definition

LOGICAL, adjective. Capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind".
LOGICAL, adjective. Based on known statements or events or conditions; "rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year".
LOGICAL, adjective. Marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument".
LOGICAL, adjective. Capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner; "a lucid thinker"; "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin