[ si-lek-tuhns ]
/ sɪˈlɛk təns /
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a measure of the drop in response of a radio receiving set or the like to a given frequency differing from the resonant frequency of the device, expressed as the ratio of the amplitude of the response at the resonant frequency to the amplitude of the response at the given frequency.
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This term means the "arrangement of words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhythmic lines or verses." What is it?
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