self-selection

a) Selecting oneself for something.
b) Selecting something for oneself.

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  • self-selection — self selected, adj. /self si lek sheuhn, self /, n. selection made by or for oneself: goods arranged on shelves for customer self selection. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-selection — [selfsə lek′shən] n. selection made by or for oneself …   English World dictionary

  • self-selection — self selection. См. самоотбор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • self-selection — n. the act of selecting oneself or itself. Derivatives: self selecting adj. * * * ˌself seˈlection 7 [self selected self selecting self selection] noun uncountab …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-selection — noun 1》 the action of putting oneself forward for something. 2》 the action of selecting something for oneself. Derivatives self selecting adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Self-selection of diet by young children — (deutsch: „Freie Auswahl der Nahrung durch kleine Kinder“) ist der zusammengefasste Begriff für ein in den 1920er und 1930er Jahren durch die amerikanische Kinderärztin Clara Marie Davis durchgeführtes Langzeitexperiment über die freie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sackett self selection circus — The Sackett self selection circus is an apparatus used in experimental psychology with non human primates. It is a space divided into compartments containing objects; the time an animal spends with each object is measured, indicating an amount of …   Wikipedia

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