tactically


tactically

adjective

  1. of or relating to tactics, especially military or naval tactics.
  2. characterized by skillful tactics or adroit maneuvering or procedure: tactical movements.
  3. of or relating to a maneuver or plan of action designed as an expedient toward gaining a desired end or temporary advantage.
  4. expedient; calculated.
  5. prudent; politic.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or employing tacticsa tactical error
  2. (of weapons, attacks, etc) used in or supporting limited military operationsa tactical missile; tactical bombing
  3. skilful or diplomatica tactical manoeuvre

adj.1560s, from Modern Latin tactica (see tactics); in reference to nuclear weapons (opposed to strategic) it is recorded from 1957. Related: Tactically.

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