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Noun
/səˈlekSHən/,
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selections, plural;
  1. The action or fact of carefully choosing someone or something as being the best or most suitable
    • - such men decided the selection of candidates
    • - they objected to his selection
  2. A number of carefully chosen things
    • - the publication of a selection of his poems
  3. A range of things from which a choice may be made
    • - the restaurant offers a wide selection of hot and cold dishes
  4. A horse or horses tipped as worth bets in a race or meeting

  5. Data highlighted on a computer screen that is a target for various manipulations
    • - your selection may not contain two different data types
  6. The action or capability of selecting data in this way

  7. A process in which environmental or genetic influences determine which types of organism thrive better than others, regarded as a factor in evolution


  1. choice: the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
  2. an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; "the store carried a large selection of shoes"
  3. choice: the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
  4. survival: a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
  5. excerpt: a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
  6. (select) choice: of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
  7. In the context of evolution, certain traits or alleles of genes segregating within a population may be subject to selection. ...
  8. Selection is a 1982 EP by 54•40. It was the band's first release, appearing on the independent label Mo-Da-Mu.
  9. Selection referred to "free selection before survey" of crown land in some Australian colonies under land legislation introduced in the 1860s. ...
  10. The Japanese animation television series Death Note, is based on the manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. ...
  11. Selection is the stage of a genetic algorithm in which individual genomes are chosen from a population for later breeding (recombination or crossover).
  12. In relational algebra, a selection (sometimes called a restriction to avoid confusion with SQL's use of SELECT) is a unary operation written as or where: * and are attribute names * is a binary operation in the set * is a value constant * is a relation
  13. The process or act of selecting; Something selected; A variety of items taken from a larger collection; A musical piece
  14. (select) To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options; Privileged, specially selected; Of high quality; top-notch
  15. (SELECTIONS) The runner's selected by a knowledgeable person (tipster) to have the most likely chance of finishing in first, second and third place. This may also refer to a person's own selections - the horses they have chosen to back.
  16. (Selections) After you have logged in, these are the curtain selections you have made, but haven't gone ahead and ordered.
  17. (Selections) General term used for anything that is chosen by the customer to customize a home. For example, Selections can refer to the lights a customer chooses, the flooring, the paint color, etc. Selections can be very specific (i.e. Moenstone sink #25250W), or very basic (i.e. green paint. ...
  18. (Selections) limit edits/alterations to a specific part of  an image. Photoshop selections are grayscale channels with black representing unselected areas, shades of gray are partially selected areas, and fully selected areas are represented in white.
  19. (Select) A segment of a list determined by any number of attributes, such as source of name, job title, purchasing history, etc. CPM list renters pay an additional fee per thousand names for each select on top of the base list price.
  20. (select) escoger, seleccionar (verb)
  21. (Select) 1. A high quality piece of lumber graded for appearance. Select lumber is used in interior and exterior trim, and cabinetry. It is most often sold S4S in a 4/4 thickness but may also be produced S2S in a variety of thicknesses usually for remanufacturing. 2. ...
  22. (select) Choose an object by clicking on it or by enclosing it in a bounding box.
  23. (SELECT) A location path selects a set of nodes relative to the context node. The selection is a node set.
  24. (SELECT) Acronym for Situation analysis; Explicit statement of the problem; Laying out the research design and collecting data; Evaluating the data and making a decision; Creating a plan to implement the decision and Testing the correctness of the decision - a six-step approach to the process of ...
  25. (SELECT) statement can retrieve rows of data from DB2 tables