se·lec·tor

se·lec·tor
/səˈlɛktɚ/ noun, pl -tors [count]
1 : a device used for choosing a function, setting, etc., on a piece of equipment

a channel selector

a gear selector

the input/output selector

— often used before another noun

Flip the selector switch from 25 volts to 70 volts.

2 Brit : someone who chooses the best or most suitable people for a sports team

a selectors committee


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