Certainly the principle of selectivity is a byway of possibilities.
Like a thunderstorm creating radio static, there was no selectivity.
The rare-earths possess the property of selectivity and are fortunately highly refractory.
This selectivity of absorption may account for the difference in the toxicity of zinc salts to plants in the various soils.
The effect of the selectivity of the “yellow spot” is noticeable in viewing certain colors.