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projection

 
Noun projection has 10 senses
  1. projection - a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
    --1 is a kind of
    prediction, anticipation, prevision
  2. projection - the projection of an image from a film onto a screen
    --2 is a kind of
    visual communication
    Derived form: verb project4
  3. project, projection - a planned undertaking
    --3 is a kind of plan, program, programme
    --3 has particulars: moneymaker, money-spinner, cash cow
  4. projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
    --4 is a kind of
    structure, construction
    --4 has particulars:
     arm, branch, limb; brim; burr; cleat; cornice; drip, drip mold, drip mould; flange, rim; fluke, flue; head; knob, boss; lobe; lug; overhang; prong; spike; tenon; tooth; tooth
  5. projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
    --5 is a kind of
    convex shape, convexity
    --5 has particulars:
     salient; jag; bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence; spur, spine; tail, tail end; tongue, knife
  6. projection - (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else
    --6 is a kind of
    defense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defence
  7. projection, acoustic projection, sound projection - 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"
    --7 is a kind of acoustic phenomenon
    Derived form: verb project5
  8. projection - the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction
    --8 is a kind of
    representation
    --8 has particulars: map projection
  9. protrusion, projection, jut, jutting - the act of projecting out from something
    --9 is a kind of change of shape
    Derived form: verb project2
  10. expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing out - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
    --10 is a kind of propulsion, actuation
    --10 has particulars:
     belch, belching, burp, burping, eructation; belching; coughing up; spit, spitting, expectoration; vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking
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