Meaning of selectivity


Pronunciation: (si-lek-tiv'i-tē, sē"lek-), [key]
— n.
  1. the state or quality of being selective.
  2. the property of a circuit, instrument, or the like, by virtue of which it can distinguish oscillations of a particular frequency.
  3. the ability of a receiving set to receive any one of a band of frequencies or waves to the exclusion of others.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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