The natural selection process is survival of the fittest.
He detailed the man's selection of clothes and the contents of his medicine cabinet as he shaved.
The machine was set for "random selection" so no one was cheated.
Megan considered the selection and ordered a pound of lunchmeat sliced thick.
Any town with a theater should be large enough to have a selection of stores.
Of these, the former endeavours to explain the most elaborate psychical activities of men as developments of elementary forms of conscious processes in the animal kingdom as a whole; the latter is a defence of the theory of natural selection against the attacks of St George Mivart, and appeared in an English edition on the suggestion of Darwin.
Later it acquired increased importance through its selection by de Lesseps as the site for the Atlantic entrance to his canal.
For English readers the selection in G.
The presbytery consists of all the ministers and a selection of the ruling elders from the congregations within a prescribed area.
Thus it is that the variations are produced upon which natural selection has to work.
On the fertile low grounds along the margins of rivers or in clearings of forests, agricultural communities naturally take their rise, dwelling in villages and cultivating the wild grains, which by careful nurture and selection have been turned into rich cereals.
These stridulating organs were mentioned by C. Darwin as probable examples of the action of sexual selection; they are, however, frequently present in both sexes, and in some families also in the larvae.
I have encouraged her to keep a diary, from which the following selection has been made:
Besides the selection of good books, there is one other cause for Miss Keller's excellence in writing, for which Miss Sullivan deserves unlimited credit.
In a child, the selection of the better from the worse is not conscious; he is the servant of his word experience.
Besides this refined selection of society Anna Pavlovna's receptions were also distinguished by the fact that she always presented some new and interesting person to the visitors and that nowhere else was the state of the political thermometer of legitimate Petersburg court society so dearly and distinctly indicated.