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Noun: projection  pru'jek-shun
  1. A prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  2. Shining of light through a film (or electronic equivalent) so that an enlarged version of an image is shown on a screen
  3. A planned undertaking
    - project
  4. Any structure that branches out from a central support
  5. Any solid convex shape that juts out from something
  6. (psychiatry) a defence mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else
  7. 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 projection, sound projection
  8. The representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction
  9. The act of projecting out from something
    - protrusion, jut, jutting
  10. The act of expelling, projecting or ejecting
    - expulsion, ejection, forcing out

Derived forms: projections

Type of: acoustic phenomenon, actuation, anticipation, change of shape, construction, convex shape, convexity, defence [Brit, Cdn], defence mechanism [Brit, Cdn], defence reaction [Brit, Cdn], defense [US], defense mechanism [US], defense reaction [US], plan, prediction, prevision, program [N. Amer], programme [Brit, Cdn], propulsion, representation, structure, visual communication

Encyclopedia: Projection