Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. selectio,: cf. F. sélection,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. seligĕre, selectum—se-, aside, legĕre, to choose.
Long selected him to fill a vacancy existing in the Supreme Court.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
I will now read to you a selection from Robert Browning.
"The Jamesons" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Also by selecting where you will live, transportation costs can be controlled.
"If You're Going to Live in the Country" by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
All depended upon suitable officers being selected.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
Very few practice days were left before the men would be selected for the final game.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
We have already selected No.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Let us select our illustration from the plant world.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
Man's selection affords no clue to Nature's selection, and the best to man is not the best to Nature.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
Natural selection operates in two ways: (1) through a selective death-rate and (2) through a selective birth-rate.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
In the theory of Organic Selection, therefore, we seem to have a positive solution of the question of the origin of instinct.
"The Story of the Mind" by James Mark Baldwin
How very desirous to select a place where,
With fine gravelled walks, and high iron rail,
Where gay roses grow with profusion and care,
To inter the body so frail!
"Bring Flowers" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
And ever may the sacred nine,
Lead thee to their embrace,
Inspire thy song with themes divine,
Choice gems select from nature's mine,
Enriched with matchless grace.
"Emma Alice Browne" by James McCauley
But smiles come not again to Eve,
Nor brightens off her dark reflection:
Her garland-crown she hath ceased to weave,
And, plucking, maketh no selection;
Only to grieve.
"Kadisha; Or, The First Jealousy" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Poor bullocky Bill! In the circles select
Of the scholars he hasn’t a place;
But he walks like a man, with his forehead erect,
And he looks at God’s day in the face.
"Bill the Bullock-Driver" by Henry Kendall
Next comes little Moggy, our dear little Moggy,
But before she is brought out to view,
We'll new colors select, add fresh tints to the whole,
And spread all on our pallet anew.
"My S.S. Class" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
Dear sober emptyers o' the glass!
Behold your goddess -- wife or lass,
De'il hae me gin I ken;
But weel I wat gin a' be true
That here she speaks, ye select few
Are unco kind o' men
"To The Members Of The Sober Society; Sent To The Same With An Engraving" by Hector MacNeill
An Inside Look at Air-Filter Selection.
The band will play patriotic, classical, swing, show tunes and other selections.
National Air Transportation Association Selects New President.
AAR Selected to Extend Airlift Support for US Military.
Milwaukee County Parks Department will harvest the selected tree at no cost to the owner in early November.
A Framingham State College professor has been selected to receive a Fulbright Scholar Program fellowship, and will spend a semester next spring teaching in Argentina.
Bar Food, Breweries/Beer Gardens, Notable Beer Selection, Restaurant & Bar.
The problem is that Hunch.com's algorithm is more sophisticated than Gifts.com's stuff selection.
When building portfolios, certain investors consider their personal values as part of the investment selection process.
Avis adds 'Select and Go'.
Travel to Sarasota, Fla. Avis adds 'Select and Go'.
SAIC selected for architectural and engineering design services at Lajes Field, Azores .
Select members of high school students will be performing at the event.
Selection of China's new leadership is done through public show, backroom politicking.
McLean and yes, even Kevin Richardson, reunited for the first time in six years to perform a selection of their biggest hits during a Friday Good Morning America concert in New York City's Central Park.
Soc. 2008, 130, 6551-6555. 157. Li, X. L.; Tu, X. M.; Zaric, S.; Welsher, K.; Seo, W. S.; Zhao, W. and Dai, H. J. Selective synthesis combined with chemical separation of single-walled carbon nanotubes for chirality selection. J.
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
On the one hand, we select, either globally or locally in a decreasing order, axial lines from the first longest, the second longest,…, so that all the selected lines are the longest ones.
AxialGen: A Research Prototype for Automatically Generating the Axial Map
Step PI1 selects the least index φt such that clause Φφt is all-negative but contains no variable from the Zt−1 of variables that have been selected to be set to false so far.
A better algorithm for random k-SAT
The inverted photon veto used to select events for the Kπ2 target-scatter normalization branch would have also selected Kπ2γ events.
Study of the decay K+ => pi+,nu,nubar in the momentum region 140
Using the technique described in the previous sections, we have selected a chain of volume-limited samples and we have plotted radio luminosity in each redshift range selected.
Active Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey II: galaxy and activity evolution