[Ads-l] suite

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY CCDC AVMC (USA) 0000099bab68be9a-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Mon Jun 15 14:25:59 UTC 2020

Likewise in computers -- a "suite of software tools".


The use of "suite" to mean "assortment" is very common in biology-speak,
and not at all new.

On Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 3:58 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> 'expected constellation (of traits or the like)':
> "Every animal has its normal suite of viruses and bacteria that it normally
> carries. People do as well."
> So says a scientist on CNN.  Much snazzier than "assortment."
> JL
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