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logic

log·ic

logic

 
pronunciation:
la jihk
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: reasoning, or the study of reasoning.
It is a principle of logic that if two things are both equal to another thing, they are equal to each other.Many students find logic interesting when they learn about fallacies.
definition 2: the process of sound reasoning.
This paragraph shows excellent logic.She would rather use her own logic to find answers than to do research or ask others.
similar words:
argument, right
definition 3: the consistency of relation among the parts of something such as a machine or a work of art.
I don't really care for this painting but I can see its logic.
similar words:
coherence
definition 4: the circuitry of a computer.
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The word logic contains the following part:
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.