from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A staff of attendants or followers; a retinue.
- n. A group of related things intended to be used together; a set.
- n. A set of matching furniture: a dining room suite.
- n. A series of connected rooms used as a living unit.
- n. Music An instrumental composition, especially of the 17th or 18th century, consisting of a succession of dances in the same or related keys.
- n. Music An instrumental composition consisting of a series of varying movements or pieces.
- n. Computer Science A group of software products packaged and sold together, usually having a consistent look and feel, a common installation, and shared macros.
- n. Computer Science A group of procedures that work cooperatively: The TCP/IP suite of protocols includes FTP and Telnet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; as, the suite of an ambassador.
- n. A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or classed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals.
- n. A group of connected rooms, usually separable from other rooms by means of access.
- n. a musical form, popular before the time of the sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude.
- n. an excerpt of instrumental music from a larger work that contains other elements besides the music; for example, the Nutcracker Suite is the music (but not the dancing) from the ballet The Nutcracker, and the Carmen Suite is the instrumental music (but not the singing and dancing) from the opera Carmen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage. See suit, n., 5.
- n. A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or clessed together; a set. See Suit, n., 6.
- n. One of the old musical forms, before the time of the more compact sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude. Some composers of the present day affect the suite form.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of suit (in various senses).
- n. A company of attendants or followers; retinue; train: as, the suite of an ambassador.
- n. A number of things taken collectively and constituting a sequence or following in a series; a set; a collection of things of like kind and intended to be used together: as, a suite of rooms; a suite of furniture.
- n. A sequel.
- n. In music, a set or series of instrumental dances, either in the same or in related keys, usually preceded by a prelude, and variously grouped so as to secure variety and contrast.
- See suit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a matching set of furniture
- n. a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected
- n. the group following and attending to some important person
- n. apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)
The centerpiece is really the title suite, a 37 minute 11 part collection with interconnected and repeating themes depicted on symphonic progressive, classical, and medieval instrumentation.
RT @the_hindu: BJP broke every single promise made before SC on Kar Seva: P Chidambaram apnawatan P Chidambaram: We are not debating the title suite that is sub-judice.
So, we put together a medley, which I call a suite of songs, like a classically arranged suite of songs, and that's what made it different.
Shape of limbs appears to be mostly an epigenically regulated expression suite from a basic set of morphological genes (HOX?).
It all reminds me of the start of Michael Wolff's Burn Rate, which by memory starts in a near identical Dot Com Conference although I do like Intel's SuiteTwo depending on how the implementation of the different API's work - And similarly Pluck getting $7m for their social media suite is also interesting incl Reuters as an investor.
After a twelve hour drive from Texas, the suite is a nice big room, plain but comfy, a real treat if you pack some Epsom salts for that tub!
You'll see, "she laughed, apologetically," that I've taken for you what they call a suite, and I've done it for this reason.
The participants at the workshop condemned the activities of what they termed suite case NGOs, which, according to them, are out to enrich themselves.
Upon inspection, if the tenant's basement suite is not clean, the cost of cleaning services plus a fine of $100.00 will be levied.
The “Office” suite is lackluster for multi-document use.