The land must be continuously occupied by the selector residing personally thereon.
He flipped an index, then punched a combination of numbers on his selector.
A Grazing Farm must be continuously occupied by the selector residing personally on it, or by his manager or agent doing so.
When the Crown Prince assented, he snapped on the screen and twiddled at the selector.
The selector and telephone set at an office are taken off these inside contacts through a key, as shown.
A selector's boy, riding into sight at the moment, was hailed.
That which takes the place of the breeder and selector in nature is Death.
Then the dummy's dog tackled the selector's dog and this precipitated things.
They were all staring at the double dot, where the selector focused sharply now.
He thoughtfully flicked the selector to the explosive side of the clip.
1560s, from Latin selectus, past participle of seligere "choose out, single out, select; separate, cull," from se- "apart" (see secret (n.)) + legere "to gather, select" (see lecture (n.)). The noun meaning "a selected person or thing, that which is choice" is recorded from c.1600. New England selectman first recorded 1640s.
1560s, from select (adj.) or from Latin selectus. Related: Selected; selecting.
1. In Smalltalk or Objective C, the syntax of a message which selects a particular method in the target object.
2. An operation that returns the state of an object but does not alter that state. Selector functions or methods often have names which begin with "get" and corresponding modifier methods or procedures whose names begin with "set".