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se·lect

 (sĭ-lĕkt′)
v. se·lect·ed, se·lect·ing, se·lects
v.tr.
To take as a choice from among several; pick out: We selected the ripest pears at the orchard. The winning ticket was selected at random.
v.intr.
To make a choice or selection: The menu offered numerous dishes to select from.
adj.
1. Singled out in preference; chosen: a select few.
2. Of special quality or value; choice: select peaches.
3. Of or relating to the USDA grade of beef that has less marbling than choice or prime cuts.
4. Careful or refined in making selections; discriminating.
n.
1. One that is chosen in preference to others or because of special value.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Chosen or preferred items or people considered as a group. Often used with the.

[Latin sēligere, sēlēct- : sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + legere, to choose; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

se·lec′ta·ble adj.
se·lect′ness n.
se·lec′tor n.

selector

(sɪˈlɛktə)
n
1. a person or thing that selects
2. (Electronics) a device used in automatic telephone switching that connects one circuit with any one of a number of other circuits
3. (General Sporting Terms) Brit a person who chooses the members of a sports team
4. Austral the holder of a tract of land acquired by free-selection
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.selector - a person who chooses or selects outselector - a person who chooses or selects out
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.selector - a switch that is used to select among alternatives
telephone dial, dial - a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called
electric switch, electrical switch, switch - control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
contact arm, wiper arm, wiper - contact consisting of a conducting arm that rotates over a series of fixed contacts and comes to rest on an outlet
Translations
المُنْتَخِب، المُنْتَقي
-katrenér
udvælgelseskomiteudvælger
veljandi, maîur sem veldur úr
seçiçi

selector

[sɪˈlektəʳ] N (= person) → seleccionador(a) m/f (Tech) → selector m

selector

[sɪˈlɛktər] n
(= person) → sélectionneur/euse m/f
(= device) → sélecteur m

selector

n
(Tech) → Wählschalter m; (= lever)Schaltgriff m; (= knob)Schaltknopf m; (TV) → Programmtaste f; (Rad) → Stationstaste f; (on record-player) → Geschwindigkeitsregler m; (Aut) → Schalthebel m
(Sport) jd, der die Mannschaftsaufstellung vornimmt

selector

[sɪˈlɛktəʳ] n (person) → selezionatore/trice (Tech) → selettore m

select

(səˈlekt) verb
to choose or pick from among a number. She selected a blue dress from the wardrobe; You have been selected to represent us on the committee.
adjective
1. picked or chosen carefully. A select group of friends was invited.
2. intended only for carefully chosen (usually rich or upper-class) people. That school is very select.
seˈlection (-ʃən) noun
1. the act or process of selecting or being selected. a selection of boys for the choir; (also adjective) a selection committee.
2. a collection or group of things that have been selected. a selection of verses/fruit.
seˈlective (-tiv) adjective
having the power of choice and using it, especially carefully. She is very selective about clothes.
selˈlectively adverb
seˈlectiveness noun
seˈlector noun
a person who chooses, especially athletes, a team etc. The selectors have announced the cricket team to meet Australia.
References in classic literature ?
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The selector also said that how could Zakir, who has played two Tests, and Akram, who has played only nine, and were under-achievers take such a decision regarding Younus, who has played 89 Tests, 253 ODIs and 25 T20Is for Pakistan besides leading the country to the World Twenty20 title in 2009.
But it is believed that the duo did have an informal conversation, and Patil had asked the master to give the selectors a clear idea about his future career, so that they could plan accordingly.
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The Selector was originally launched in 2001 in the UK, and now has an estimated global audience of three million in 33 countries around the world.
Here one is reminded of an instance where an Indian selector had never heard about a top performer, and was attending the Indian selection committee meeting.
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And now that Greg Chappell has been appointed as a fulltime selector in his new role as national talent manager, Cricket Australia will release one of their panellists in the next 24 hours.
Sources aware of the developments were quoted as saying that the chief selector and other selectors were not happy with the way the team management including the tour selectors had managed things so far in England.