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logic US English

Reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity

-logic US English

Equivalent to -logical (as in pharmacologic).

logic US Thesaurus

this case appears to defy all logic

chop logic US English

Argue in a tiresomely pedantic way; quibble

logic bomb US English

A set of instructions secretly incorporated into a program so that if a particular condition is satisfied they will be carried out, usually with harmful effects

formal logic US English

Logic based on argument involving deductively necessary relationships and including the use of syllogisms and mathematical symbols

logic circuit US English

A circuit for performing logical operations on input signals

logic problem US English

A puzzle in which the answer can be deduced from a given set of premises

logic chopping US English

The practice of engaging in excessively pedantic argument

positive logic US English

A method using electrical signals to represent binary digits, in which the positive signal is taken to represent 1 and the negative signal 0

symbolic logic US English

The use of symbols to denote propositions, terms, and relations in order to assist reasoning

Aristotelian logic US English

The traditional system of logic expounded by Aristotle and developed in the Middle Ages, concerned chiefly with deductive reasoning as expressed in syllogisms

mathematical logic US English

The part of mathematics concerned with the study of formal languages, formal reasoning, the nature of mathematical proof, provability of mathematical statements, computability, and other aspects of the foundations of mathematics

arithmetic logic unit US English

A unit in a computer that carries out arithmetic and logical operations

chop logic in chop1 US English

Argue in a tiresomely pedantic way; quibble