See also: -logical

English

edit

Etymology

edit

logic +‎ -al

Pronunciation

edit

Adjective

edit

logical (comparative more logical, superlative most logical)

  1. (not comparable) In agreement with the principles of logic.
    • 2020 April 6, Shanguo, “Avoiding Assertive Statements and Extreme Ways of Thinking”, in Minghui[1]:
      To provide convincing arguments, we need to first address the issues of concern, list the facts, and then use logical reasoning to help people have a better understanding of the issue.
  2. Reasonable.
  3. (not comparable) Of or pertaining to logic.
    It's not logical, it's God!
  4. (computing) Relating to the conceptual model of a system rather than its physical expression
    Logical memory appears contiguous to an application program, but may well be stored on several physical devices, including in RAM and on hard-disks, as determined by the operating system.
    • 1986, Noel Malcolm Morris, Computer graphics and CAD fundamentals: BBC Micro version:
      It is, of course, vital to restore the logical colours to their normal value at the end of the program []

Antonyms

edit

Derived terms

edit
edit

Translations

edit
The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.

Further reading

edit
  • logical”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.

Middle French

edit

Adjective

edit

logical m (feminine singular logicale, masculine plural logicaulx, feminine plural logicales)

  1. logical

Spanish

edit

Etymology

edit

From lógica +‎ -al.

Pronunciation

edit
  • IPA(key): /loxiˈkal/ [lo.xiˈkal]
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Syllabification: lo‧gi‧cal

Adjective

edit

logical m or f (masculine and feminine plural logicales)

  1. (obsolete) logical
    Synonym: lógico

Further reading

edit