Definition of selection
What does the word selection mean?
part of speech: noun
Selecting, choice; what is selected (a fine s. of summer goods; what is your s. for the Derby?; the new head-master is a good s.); (Biol.) sorting out in various ways (natural, sexual, physical, artificial, methodical, unconscious, s.) of the types of animal or plant better fitted to survive or multiply regarded as a factor in evolution. [Latin]