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does select statement come under the category of Transact-SQL (T-SQL) is Microsoft's and Sybase's proprietary extension to SQL.

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I'm guessing this is asked in light of this question: serverfault.com/questions/201524/… –  sysadmin1138 Nov 13 '10 at 18:02

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MS T-SQL Select: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms189499.aspx

    [TOP ( expression ) [PERCENT] [ WITH TIES ] ] 

    < select_list > 
    [ INTO new_table ] 
    [ FROM { <table_source> } [ ,...n ] ] 
    [ WHERE <search_condition> ] 
    [ <GROUP BY> ] 
    [ HAVING < search_condition > ]

ANSI SQL Select: http://www.rawos.com/odbc/sqlguide/index.html

SELECT [DISTINCT|ALL] *|{attr_name[ AS new_attr_name]} FROM {table_or_view[ alias]}
    [ WHERE where_criteria] 
    [ GROUP BY {attributes}[ HAVING condition]]
    [ ORDER BY {attrname|attrorder [ASC|DESC]}]

Yes, T-SQL Select is an extended (and therefore likely proprietary) version of ANSI Select.

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