selection

Process which favors one feature of organisms in a population over another feature found in the population. This occurs through differential reproduction—those with the favored feature produce more offspring than those with the other feature, such that they become a greater percentage of the population in the next generation.
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Selection

Causing or allowing certain individuals in a population to produce offspring in the next generation.
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Selection

See natural selection.
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Selection

A change in allele frequency over time in a population
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Selection

In breeding, any process, natural or artificial, which permits an increase in the proportion of genotypes of desired characteristics in succeeding generations.
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selection

[Noun] The act of selecting or choosing someone or something.
Example: The manager is in charge of team selection.
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selection

[n] - an assortment of things from which a choice can be made
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Selection

The process of deciding which materials should be added to a collection. A number of books and other materials collected together by the process of selection
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Selection

Natural selection is the differential contribution of offspring to the next generation by various genetic types belonging to the same populations. Artificial selection is the intentional manipulation by man of the fitness of individuals in a population to produce a desired evolutionary response.
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Selection

Se·lec'tion noun [ Latin selectio : confer French sélection .] . The act of selecting, or the state of being selected; choice, by preference. 2. That which is selected; a collection of things chosen; as, a choice selection of books. Natural selection . (Biol.
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selection

<biology> Placing organisms under conditions where the growth of those with a particular genotype will be favored. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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selection

noun an assortment of things from which a choice can be made; `the store carried a large selection of shoes`
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selection

(sә-lek´shәn) the play of forces that determines the relative reproductive performance of the various genotypes in a population. natural selection the survival in nature of those individuals and their progeny best equipped to adapt to environmental conditions. s...
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Selection

• (n.) That which is selected; a collection of things chosen; as, a choice selection of books. • (n.) The act of selecting, or the state of being selected; choice, by preference.
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selection

in biology, the preferential survival and reproduction or preferential elimination of individuals with certain genotypes (genetic compositions), by ... [5 related articles]
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selection

selection An act of choosing someone or something from a wide variety of others.
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Selection

[user interface] In computing and user interface engineering, a selection is a list of items on which user operations will take place. The user typically adds items to the list manually, although the computer may create a selection automatically. A precision pointing device (mouse or touchpad and cursor, stylus) or by hand on a touchscreen
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SELECTION

A card selected by the spectator. It may be a free choice, or it may be forced.
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Selection

[Australian history] Selection referred to `free selection before survey` of crown land in some Australian colonies under land legislation introduced in the 1860s. These acts were similar to the United States Homestead Act and were intended to encourage closer settlement, based on intensive agriculture, such as wheat-growing, rather than ex
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Selection

Process of segregating or selecting specific records from a list according to specific criteria.
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selection

primary operation of translation, by which the control function or the symbol to be printed or translated is chosen from the received signal
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selection

Type: Term Pronunciation: sĕ-lek′shŭn Definitions: 1. The combined effect of the causes and consequences of genetic factors that determine the average number of progeny of a species that attain sexual maturity; phenotypes that are lethal early in life (Tay-Sachs disease), that cause sterility (Turner syndrome), or that produce steri
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Selection

The horse you are backing.
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Selection

the separation of children into different schools (usually at age 11) on the basis of intelligence and/or ability tests.
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Selection

[disambiguation] Selection is the consistent differential survival and reproduction among genotypes. Selection may also refer to: In computing: Other uses: ...
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