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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In electricity, the property of a circuit by virtue of which it responds to electric oscillations of a given frequency.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A measure of how selective something is; discrimination.
  • noun The ability of a radio receiver to separate a desired signal frequency from others.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of being selective

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