the state or quality of being selective.
Electricity. the property of a circuit, instrument, or the like, by virtue of which it can distinguish oscillations of a particular frequency.
Radio. the ability of a receiving set to receive any one of a band of frequencies or waves to the exclusion of others.
the state or quality of being selective
the degree to which a radio receiver or other circuit can respond to and separate the frequency of a desired signal from other frequencies by tuning
the principle that welfare services should go only to those whose need is greatest, as revealed by needs tests, means tests, etc
noun, plural selectmen. 1. (in most New England states) one of a board of town officers chosen to manage certain public affairs. noun (pl) -men 1. any of the members of the local boards of most New England towns
verb (used with object) 1. to choose in preference to another or others; pick out. verb (used without object) 2. to make a choice; pick. adjective 3. chosen in preference to another or others; selected. Synonyms: preferred. 4. choice; of special value or excellence. 5. careful or fastidious in selecting; discriminating. 6. carefully or fastidiously […]
noun 1. a body of people responsible for making a selection, esp members of a political party who select candidates for an election
1. variant of seleno- before a vowel.