the U.S. federal agency that facilitates the mobilization of military forces by requiring the registration of males between the ages of 18 and 26 years.
Selective Service System definition
The system used in the United States to draft young people into armed service. Though the United States at present has no draft, young men are required by law to register with the Selective Service when they reach the age of eighteen.
- Selective stain
selective stain n. A stain that colors one portion of a tissue or cell exclusively or more deeply than the remaining portions.
- Selective synchronization
noun 1. a sound-recording process that facilitates overdubs by feeding the recorded track to the performer straight from the recording head Often shortened to sel-sync
noun, Automotive. 1. a transmission in which the available forward and reverse gears may be engaged in any order, without passing progressively through the different changes of gear.
noun 1. the state or quality of being selective. 2. Electricity. the property of a circuit, instrument, or the like, by virtue of which it can distinguish oscillations of a particular frequency. 3. Radio. the ability of a receiving set to receive any one of a band of frequencies or waves to the exclusion of […]