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elective

1. of or based on selection by vote
2. selected by vote
3. having the power to elect
4. open to choice; optional
5. an optional course or hospital placement undertaken by a medical student
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This is due to the fact that in the afternoon outside air has a higher temperature, so that the electiveness of south-facing photovoltaic panels decreases.
The sensible and latent electiveness are assumed constant (Fauchoux et al.
Given this electiveness of expanded and nonexpanded tenses in Orosius, it is acceptable to treat them as syntactic variants, the former as the <form and the latter as the >form construction.