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1. Extending outward; projecting.
2. Relating to or made by projection.
3. Mathematics Designating a property of a geometric figure that does not vary when the figure undergoes projection.

pro·jec′tive·ly adv.


relating to or concerned with projection: projective geometry.
proˈjectively adv


(prəˈdʒɛk tɪv)

1. of or pertaining to projection.
2. produced, or capable of being produced, by projection.
3. of or pertaining to a psychological test or technique for probing a person's thoughts, feelings, attitudes, etc., by eliciting his or her responses to ambiguous test materials, as ink blots or cartoons.
pro•jec′tive•ly, adv.
pro•jec•tiv•i•ty (ˌproʊ dʒɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti) n.


projective geometryProjektionsgeometrie f
(Psych) → projizierend
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