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select

[si′lekt]
(computer science)
To choose a needed subroutine from a file of subroutines.
To take one alternative if the report on a condition is of one state, and another alternative if the report on the condition is of another state.
To pull from a mass of data certain items that require special attention; selection of individual cards is accomplished automatically by either the sorter or collator, according to the type of selection.
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Last season, Quartermane raised a few eyebrows by reaching the quarter finals of the Junior ABA championships - and he was a one-round winner for England Select against Wales Select in June.
FOR all the debate of who Kenny will select against United this weekend, there is no doubt as to whether Luis Suarez will start.
Peter Davenport has a full squad from which to select against a Burscough side occupying eighth place in their first season at this level after promotion from the UniBond Premier Division in May.
However, after analyzing fertility data from some of the most reclusive hunter-gatherer groups in the world, the researchers concluded that old-age male fertility helps select against damaging age-related cell mutations.
Kidderminster boss Yates and Hale-sowen chief O'Connor rolled back the years to play in a Rovers Select against a Worcester City XI for Paul Carty's testimonial at St George's Lane, with Rovers winning 2-0 with goals from Carl Heeley and Nathan Lamey.
One I speculate about in my book is sexual preference: It seems pretty clear to me that if parents, including ones who are perfectly accepting of gays today, had the choice, they would select against their children being gay, if for no other reason than their desire to have grandchildren.
Francis can only hope to have a full hand from which to select against a Preston team which has twice lost to Blues this season; 3-1 at St Andrew's and 2-0 at Deepdale.
Burns was back in Glasgow on Friday night for the re-opening of Hampden, playing for the international select against Queen's Park All Stars.
As expected, intracellular expression of the (TTAGGG)n oligo appeared to select against malignant cells which expressed the telomeric repeat whereas HeLa cultures transfected to express a control sequence of the same length continue to thrive.
Williams had an outing for the Blues Premiership Select against the Ospreys Select at the Arms Park in November and could have a big future ahead of him with the region.
It's a North Benwell Select against a North East Select tonight with tickets on the door costing PS13.
In April 2012 he scored the all-important try as Ulster shocked Munster 22-16 in the Heineken Cup quarter-final and six months later he was back in Thomond, scoring a hat-trick for an Ireland select against Fiji to propel himself into the national side.