Associations to the word «Projective»

Wiktionary

PROJECTIVE, adjective. Projecting outward
PROJECTIVE, adjective. Of, relating to, or caused by a projection
PROJECTIVE, adjective. (mathematics) describing those properties of a figure that are invariant upon projection
PROJECTIVE GEOMETRY, noun. (mathematics) a branch of mathematics that investigates those properties of figures that are invariant when projected from a point to a line or plane
PROJECTIVE HILBERT SPACE, noun. The quotient of a Hilbert space by an equivalence relation which considers a pair of vectors equivalent iff they differ only by a factor which is a complex number.
PROJECTIVE PLANE, noun. (geometry) A plane in which any pair of distinct points determine a line and any pair of distinct lines intersect at a point.

Wise words

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