What does selector mean?

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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word selector.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. picker, chooser, selectornoun

    a person who chooses or selects out

  2. selector, selector switchnoun

    a switch that is used to select among alternatives


  1. selectornoun

    Someone or something which selects or chooses different options.

  2. selectornoun

    An administrator responsible for selecting which players will play for a side.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Selectornoun

    He who selects.

    Etymology: from select.


  1. selector

    A selector is a term used in various programming languages to identify or select specific elements, components, or data within a structure, database or a format. It allows the user to interact or manipulate these selected items. For example, in CSS, selectors are used to select and style HTML elements, while in SQL, selectors are used to retrieve specific data from databases.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Selectornoun

    one who selects

  2. Etymology: [L.]


  1. Selector

    Selector is the term originally used for a reggae/dancehall disc jockey.

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Anagrams for selector »

  1. corelets

  2. corselet

  3. electors

  4. Electors

  5. electros

  6. sclerote

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of selector in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of selector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of selector in a Sentence

  1. Jerry Reisman:

    Over the years, he was considered to be a brilliant, brilliant stock selector, stock picker --- whatever you want to call him and he returned phenomenal returns for investors.

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