Associations to the word «Projection»


PROJECTION, noun. Something which projects, protrudes, juts out, sticks out, or stands out.
PROJECTION, noun. The action of projecting or throwing or propelling something.
PROJECTION, noun. The display of an image by devices such as movie projector, video projector, overhead projector or slide projector.
PROJECTION, noun. A forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation
PROJECTION, noun. (psychology) A belief or assumption that others have similar thoughts and experiences as oneself
PROJECTION, noun. (photography) The image that a translucent object casts onto another object.
PROJECTION, noun. (cartography) 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.
PROJECTION, noun. (geometry) An image of an object on a surface of fewer dimensions.
PROJECTION, noun. (linear algebra) An idempotent linear transformation which maps vectors from a vector space onto a subspace.
PROJECTION, noun. (mathematics) A transformation which extracts a fragment of a mathematical object.
PROJECTION, noun. (category theory) A morphism from a categorical product to one of its (two) components.

Dictionary definition

PROJECTION, noun. A prediction made by extrapolating from past observations.
PROJECTION, noun. The projection of an image from a film onto a screen.
PROJECTION, noun. A planned undertaking.
PROJECTION, noun. Any structure that branches out from a central support.
PROJECTION, noun. Any solid convex shape that juts out from something.
PROJECTION, noun. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else.
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".
PROJECTION, noun. The representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction.
PROJECTION, noun. The act of projecting out from something.
PROJECTION, noun. The act of expelling or projecting or ejecting.

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain