se·lec·tion /səˈlɛkʃən/ 名詞
Se·lec·tion n. . 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. See under Natural.
n 1: the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was
unfortunate"; "you can take your pick" [syn: choice, option,
2: an assortment of things from which a choice can be made;
"the store carried a large selection of shoes"
3: the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for
mayor" [syn: choice, pick]
4: a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms
best adapted to the environment [syn: survival, survival
of the fittest, natural selection]
5: a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented
excerpts from William James' philosophical writings" [syn: