a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
the projection of an image from a film onto a screen
a planned undertaking
any structure that branches out from a central support
any solid convex shape that juts out from something
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else
projection, acoustic projection, sound projection(noun)
the acoustic phenomenon that gives sound a penetrating quality
"our ukuleles have been designed to have superior sound and projection"; "a prime ingredient of public speaking is projection of the voice"
the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction
protrusion, projection, jut, jutting(noun)
the act of projecting out from something
expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing out(noun)
the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
Something which projects, protrudes, juts out, sticks out, or stands out.
The face of the cliff had many projections which are big enough for birds to nest on.
The action of projecting or throwing or propelling something.
The display of an image by devices such as movie projector, video projector, overhead projector or slide projector.
A forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation
A belief or assumption that others have similar thoughts and experiences as oneself
The image that a translucent object casts onto another object.
An image of an object on a surface of fewer dimensions.
A transformation of one thing into something else, e.g. applications of functions.
Any of several systems of intersecting lines that allow the curved surface of the earth to be represented on a flat surface. The set of mathematics used to calculate coordinate positions.
the act of throwing or shooting forward
a jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an extension beyond something else
the act of scheming or planning; also, that which is planned; contrivance; design; plan
the representation of something; delineation; plan; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane, or such a delineation as would result were the chief points of the object thrown forward upon the plane, each in the direction of a line drawn through it from a given point of sight, or central point; as, the projection of a sphere. The several kinds of projection differ according to the assumed point of sight and plane of projection in each
any method of representing the surface of the earth upon a plane
In linear algebra and functional analysis, a projection is a linear transformation P from a vector space to itself such that P² = P. That is, whenever P is applied twice to any value, it gives the same result as if it were applied once. It leaves its image unchanged. Though abstract, this definition of "projection" formalizes and generalizes the idea of graphical projection. One can also consider the effect of a projection on a geometrical object by examining the effect of the projection on points in the object.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A defense mechanism, operating unconsciously, whereby that which is emotionally unacceptable in the self is rejected and attributed (projected) to others.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A method of representing geometrically on a plane surface varied points, lines, and surfaces not lying in any one plane: used in charts and maps, where it is of various kinds, as globular, orthographic, Mercator's, &c. In ship-building, an elevation taken amidship. (See BODY-PLAN.)
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
In mathematics, the action of giving a projectile its motion. It is also used to signify a scheme, plan, or delineation.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'projection' in Nouns Frequency: #2877
The numerical value of projection in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of projection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of projection in a Sentence
Her projection of strength is a bit of an artifice.
The projection is that we could end up having 600,000 cases.
Boko Haram's power projection will gain an image boost with such a pledge.
What's going on out there is a projection of what's going on in here
Our projection can provide insight if we are paying attention to our projection
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- výstupek, promítání, výčnělek, prognózaCzech
- Prognose, Vorsprung, Projektion, VorhersageGerman
- protuberancia, proyecciónSpanish
- ulkonema, uloke, heittäminen, kieleke, heijastus, projektio, kuvaus, heijastaminen, heijastumaFinnish
- caitheamh amachIrish
- זיז, בְּלִיטָה, הערכה, בֶּלֶטHebrew
- ofanvarp, frávarpIcelandic
- kūraetanga, kotokotoMāori
- projekcja, występ, odwzorowanie, przewidywanie, wyświetlenie, rzutPolish
- proiectare, proiecțieRomanian
- прогноз, выступ, проекцияRussian
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