(From mathematical jargon) An expression used ironically to characterise unquantifiable behaviour that differs from expected or required behaviour. For example, suppose a newly created program came up with a correct full-screen display, and one publicly exclaimed: “It works!” Then, if the program dumped core on the first mouse click, one might add: “Well, for suitably small values of `works’.”
Compare the characterisation of pi under for values of.
noun 1. a usually rectangular piece of luggage especially for carrying clothes while traveling. noun 1. a portable rectangular travelling case, usually stiffened, for carrying clothing, etc suicide blonde see: live out (of a suitcase)
noun 1. a costume ensemble for women, consisting of a dress and matching coat or jacket.
noun 1. a number of things forming a series or set. 2. a connected series of rooms to be used together: a hotel suite. 3. a set of furniture, especially a set comprising the basic furniture necessary for one room: a bedroom suite. 4. a company of followers or attendants; a train or retinue. 5. […]
adjective 1. appropriate: She is suited to such a job. 2. compatible or consistent with: a prose style suited to the subject. noun 1. a set of clothing, armor, or the like, intended for wear together. 2. a set of men’s garments of the same color and fabric, consisting of trousers, a jacket, and sometimes […]