Dictionary search results

Showing 1-43 of 43 results

selection US English

The action or fact of carefully choosing someone or something as being the best or most suitable

kin selection US English

Natural selection in favor of behavior by individuals that may decrease their chance of survival but increases that of their kin (who share a proportion of their genes)

self-selection US English

The action of putting oneself forward for something

selection rule US English

A rule that describes whether particular quantum transitions in an atom or molecule are allowed or forbidden

sexual selection US English

Natural selection arising through preference by one sex for certain characteristics in individuals of the other sex

selection pressure US English

An agent of differential mortality or fertility that tends to make a population change genetically

natural selection US English

The process whereby organisms better adapted to their environment tend to survive and produce more offspring. The theory of its action was first fully expounded by Charles Darwin and is now believed to be the main process that brings about evolution

selection US Thesaurus

Jim made his selection of toys

selection English-Spanish

selección f, elección f

selection process in selection English-Spanish

proceso m de selección

he read a selection of his poems in selection English-Spanish

leyó una selección de sus poemas

the selection for Saturday's game in selection English-Spanish

la alineación para el partido del sábado

a wide selection of new and used cars in selection English-Spanish

una amplia gama de coches nuevos y usados