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pro·jec·tion

 (prə-jĕk′shən)
n.
1. The act of projecting or the condition of being projected.
2. A thing or part that extends outward beyond a prevailing line or surface: spiky projections on top of a fence; a projection of land along the coast.
3. A plan for an anticipated course of action: "facilities [that] are vital to the projection of U.S. force ... in the Pacific" (Alan D. Romberg).
4. A prediction or estimate of something in the future, based on present data or trends.
5.
a. The process of projecting an image onto a screen or other surface for viewing.
b. An image so projected.
6. Mathematics The image of a geometric figure reproduced on a line, plane, or surface.
7. A system of intersecting lines, such as the grid of a map, on which part or all of the globe or another spherical surface is represented as a plane surface.
8. Psychology
a. The attribution of one's own attitudes, feelings, or suppositions to others: "Even trained anthropologists have been guilty of unconscious projection—of clothing the subjects of their research in theories brought with them into the field" (Alex Shoumatoff).
b. The attribution of one's own attitudes, feelings, or desires to someone or something as a naive or unconscious defense against anxiety or guilt.

pro·jec′tion·al adj.

projection

(prəˈdʒɛkʃən)
n
1. the act of projecting or the state of being projected
2. an object or part that juts out
3. (Surveying) See map projection
4. (Mathematics) the representation of a line, figure, or solid on a given plane as it would be seen from a particular direction or in accordance with an accepted set of rules
5. a scheme or plan
6. a prediction based on known evidence and observations
7. (Film)
a. the process of showing film on a screen
b. the image or images shown
8. (Psychology) psychol
a. the belief, esp in children, that others share one's subjective mental life
b. the process of projecting one's own hidden desires and impulses. See also defence mechanism
9. (Alchemy) the mixing by alchemists of powdered philosopher's stone with molten base metals in order to transmute them into gold
proˈjectional adj

pro•jec•tion

(prəˈdʒɛk ʃən)

n.
1. the act, process, or result of projecting.
2. a projecting or protruding part.
3. the state or fact of jutting out or protruding.
4. a systematic construction of lines drawn on a plane surface representative of and corresponding to the meridians and parallels of the curved surface of the earth or celestial sphere.
5.
a. the act of reproducing on a surface, by optical means, a remote image on a film, slide, etc.
b. the image reproduced.
6.
a. the act of visualizing an idea as an objective reality.
b. something that is so visualized.
7. calculation of some future cost, revenue, etc.: a projection for the rate of growth.
8. the act of communicating distinctly and forcefully to an audience.
9. the attribution to another person or object the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes present in oneself.
10. the act of planning or scheming.
[1470–80; < Latin]
pro•jec′tion•al, adj.

projection

In cartography, any systematic arrangement of meridians and parallels portraying the curved surface of the sphere or spheroid upon a plane.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.projection - a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
prediction, anticipation, prevision - the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
2.projection - the projection of an image from a film onto a screen
visual communication - communication that relies on vision
3.projection - a planned undertaking
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
cash cow, money-spinner, moneymaker - a project that generates a continuous flow of money
4.projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
arm, branch, limb - any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
brim - a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
burr - rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting
cleat - a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
cornice - the topmost projecting part of an entablature
drip mold, drip mould, drip - (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
flange, rim - a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
flue, fluke - flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor
head - a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin"
knob, boss - a circular rounded projection or protuberance
lobe - a rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
lug - a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something
overhang - projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
prong - a pointed projection
spike - a sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
tenon - a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint
tooth - something resembling the tooth of an animal
tooth - one of a number of uniform projections on a gear
5.projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
salient - (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
jag - a sharp projection on an edge or surface; "he clutched a jag of the rock"
convex shape, convexity - a shape that curves or bulges outward
excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, bulge, protrusion, protuberance, swelling, bump, prominence - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
acantha, spine, spur - any sharply pointed projection
tail end, tail - any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
knife, tongue - any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark"
keel - a projection or ridge that suggests a keel
6.projection - (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense mechanism, defense reaction, defense - (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
7.projection - the acoustic phenomenon that gives sound a penetrating qualityprojection - 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"
acoustic phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the production or transmission of sound
8.projection - the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction
map projection - a projection of the globe onto a flat map using a grid of lines of latitude and longitude
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
9.projection - the act of projecting out from something
change of shape - an action that changes the shape of something
10.projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejectingprojection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
actuation, propulsion - the act of propelling
belch, burp, burping, eructation, belching - a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
belching - the forceful expulsion of something from inside; "the belching of smoke from factory chimneys"
coughing up - the act of expelling (food or phlegm) by coughing
spitting, expectoration, spit - the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
disgorgement, emesis, puking, vomiting, regurgitation, vomit - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

projection

noun forecast, estimate, reckoning, prediction, calculation, estimation, computation, extrapolation the company's sales projections for the next year

projection

noun
1. A part that protrudes or extends outward:
2. The act of predicting:
Translations
قَذْف
prognózaprojekcepromítánívýčnělekvýstupek
fremvisning
ennustekielekeulkonema
e-î sem skagar fram; kast, skot
projekcia

projection

[prəˈdʒekʃən]
A. N
1. [of image, voice] → proyección f
see also astral B
2. (= overhang) → saliente m, resalto m; (= knob) → protuberancia f
3. (= forecast) (Fin) → pronóstico m
4. (in cartography) → proyección f
5. (Psych) → proyección f
B. CPD projection room N (Cine) → cabina f de proyección

projection

[prəˈdʒɛkʃən] n
(= forecast) [sales, profits] → projection f
sales projections for next year → les projections de ventes pour l'année prochaine
(= overhang) → saillie f
[film] → projection fprojection booth ncabine f de projection

projection

n
(of films, guilt feelings, map)Projektion f
(= protrusion, overhang, ledge etc)Vorsprung m, → Überhang m
(= extension: of line) → Verlängerung f
(= prediction, estimate)(Voraus)planung f; (of cost)Überschlagung f; (of figures, esp in elections)Hochrechnung f

projection

[prəˈdʒɛkʃn] n
a. (of films, figures) → proiezione f
b. (forecast, of cost) → preventivo
c. (overhang, protrusion) → sporgenza, prominenza

project

(ˈprodʒekt) noun
1. a plan or scheme. a building project.
2. a piece of study or research. I am doing a project on Italian art.
(prəˈdʒekt) verb
1. to throw outwards, forwards or upwards. The missile was projected into space.
2. to stick out. A sharp rock projected from the sea.
3. to plan or propose.
4. to make a picture or a film appear on a screen.
proˈjectile (-tail) , ((American) -tl) noun
something that is thrown, usually as a weapon.
proˈjection (-ʃən) noun
proˈjector noun
a machine for projecting films, slides or transparencies onto a screen. a slide projector; an overhead projector (for transparencies).

pro·jec·tion

n. proyección.
protuberancia;
mecanismo por el cual el (la) paciente atribuye inconscientemente a otras personas u objetos las cualidades y propios sentimientos que rechaza.

projection

n (psych, etc.) proyección f
References in classic literature ?
At a short distance from the shore they turned, and were soon concealed by the projection of the bank, under the brow of which they moved, in a direction opposite to the course of the waters.
The deep projection of the second story gave the house such a meditative look, that you could not pass it without the idea that it had secrets to keep, and an eventful history to moralize upon.
They approached the door, which was of an arched form, and flanked on each side by a narrow tower or projection of the edifice, in both of which were lattice-windows, the wooden shutters to close over them at need.
Grose took again, into the queer element I offered her, one of her plunges of submission; then I pointed out that the boat might perfectly be in a small refuge formed by one of the recesses of the pool, an indentation masked, for the hither side, by a projection of the bank and by a clump of trees growing close to the water.
Miss Ophelia tried the recipe, and Topsy invariably made a terrible commotion, screaming, groaning and imploring, though half an hour afterwards, when roosted on some projection of the balcony, and surrounded by a flock of admiring "young uns," she would express the utmost contempt of the whole affair.
He took a kite-line from his pocket, tied it to a projection, and he and Becky started, Tom in the lead, unwinding the line as he groped along.
The ladies had passed near it in their way along the valley, but it was screened from their view at home by the projection of a hill.
All in that region was fire and commotion; the soup and fish were in the last stage of projection, and the cook hung over her crucibles in a frame of mind and body threatening spontaneous combustion.
High features, naturally strong and powerfully expressive, had been burnt almost into Negro blackness by constant exposure to the tropical sun, and might, in their ordinary state, be said to slumber after the storm of passion had passed away; but the projection of the veins of the forehead, the readiness with which the upper lip and its thick black moustaches quivered upon the slightest emotion, plainly intimated that the tempest might be again and easily awakened.
I saw the fingers and toes grasp the corners of the stones, worn clear of the mortar by the stress of years, and by thus using every projection and inequality move downwards with considerable speed, just as a lizard moves along a wall.
Seated upon the projection formed by the hull of the pinnace, I inhaled the salt breeze with delight.
He was dead; and even as he died a line of white heat, the limb of the sun, rose eastward beyond the projection of the bay, splashing its radiance across the sky and turning the dark sea into a weltering tumult of dazzling light.