selectively


selectively

adjective

  1. having the function or power of selecting; making a selection.
  2. characterized by selection, especially fastidious selection.
  3. of or relating to selection.
  4. Electricity, Radio. having good selectivity.

adjective

  1. of or characterized by selection
  2. tending to choose carefully or characterized by careful choice
  3. electronics occurring at, operating at, or capable of separating out a particular frequency or band of frequencies

adj.1620s; see select (adj.) + -ive. Related: Selectively; selectiveness. Selective service is from 1917, American English.

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