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English definition of “selector”

selector

noun [C]     /sɪˈlek.tər/ US  /-tɚ/
a device that allows you to choose something: a channel / gear / height selectorMachinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores UK a person who chooses a sports team : His performance persuaded the selectors that he should be included in the team .Taking and choosing
(Definition of selector noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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