Logistical vs Practical - What's the difference?

logistical | practical |


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.

logistical

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Relating to logistics.
  • Feeding all those people will be a logistical nightmare.

    practical

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British) A part of an exam or series of exams in which the candidate has to demonstrate their practical ability
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis
  • Jack didn't get an engineering degree, but has practical knowledge of metalworking.
  • Being likely to be effective and applicable to a real situation; able to be put to use
  • Jack's knowledge has the practical benefit of giving us useful prototype parts.
  • Of a person, having skills or knowledge that are practical
  • All in all, Jack's a very practical chap

    Antonyms

    * (based on practice or action) theoretical * (being likely to effective and applicable to a real situation) impractical * (of a person) impractical

    Derived terms

    * practicality * practically