Selected

  • (adj): Chosen in preference to another.

Some articles on selected:

R/K Selection Theory - Overview
... As the name implies, r-selected species are those that place an emphasis on a high growth rate, and typically exploit less-crowded ecological niches and produce many ... By contrast, K-selected species display traits associated with living at densities close to carrying capacity, and typically are strong competitors in such crowded niches ... In the scientific literature, r-selected species are occasionally referred to as "opportunistic", while K-selected species are described as "equilibrium" ...
Hilaire Belloc Bibliography - 1940 – 1953
... Joseph Bedier (1945) translated by Belloc and Paul Rosenfeld Selected Essays (1948) edited by J ... Morton An Anthology of his Prose and Verse (1951) selected by W ...
Wayne Larkins
... He was selected to play for England as Graham Gooch's opening partner on tours of Australia and the West Indies ... Bateman, opined, "Larkins was usually ignored when he should have been selected and selected when he should have been ignored in a career of unfulfilled potential ...
Wighard - Life
... The 8th-century writer Bede says that Wighard was selected to be Archbishop of Canterbury, and that he was sent to Rome to visit Pope Vitalian for confirmation ... How exactly he was selected, and when that occurred, is open to debate, as Bede himself had two different stories ... first one, related in his Historia Abbatum, stated that Wighard was selected by King Ecgberht of Kent ...
Freddy Eastwood - International Career
... He was selected for the squad for the international friendly against New Zealand in May 2007 and the crucial Euro 2008 qualifier against Czech Republic in June, however an existing back injury did not heal as ... He was selected for the squad to play Bulgaria and went on to score his debut international goal in the first half of their 1–0 victory on August ... season, Eastwood continued to be selected for the Welsh national team and scored both goals in a 2–0 win over Luxembourg in March 2008 ...

Famous quotes containing the word selected:

    The final flat of the hoe’s approval stamp
    Is reserved for the bed of a few selected seed.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.
    Walter Bagehot (1826–1877)

    She was so overcome by the splendor of his achievement that she took him into the closet and selected a choice apple and delivered it to him, along with an improving lecture upon the added value and flavor a treat took to itself when it came without sin through virtuous effort. And while she closed with a Scriptural flourish, he “hooked” a doughnut.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)