As adjectives the difference between logistical and practical
is that logistical
is relating to logistics while practical
is based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis.
As a noun practical is
(british) a part of an exam or series of exams in which the candidate has to demonstrate their practical ability.
Relating to logistics.
- Feeding all those people will be a logistical nightmare.
(British) A part of an exam or series of exams in which the candidate has to demonstrate their practical ability
Based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis
Being likely to be effective and applicable to a real situation; able to be put to use
- Jack didn't get an engineering degree, but has practical knowledge of metalworking.
Of a person, having skills or knowledge that are practical
- Jack's knowledge has the practical benefit of giving us useful prototype parts.
- All in all, Jack's a very practical chap
* (based on practice or action) theoretical
* (being likely to effective and applicable to a real situation) impractical
* (of a person) impractical