Definitions of projection

  1. the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of projecting out from something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a planned undertaking Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. any solid convex shape that juts out from something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. any structure that branches out from a central support Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. the projection of an image from a film onto a screen Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. The act of throwing or shooting forward. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an extension beyond something else. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. The act of scheming or planning; also, that which is planned; contrivance; design; plan. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. The representation of something; delineation; plan; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane, or such a delineation as would result were the chief points of the object thrown forward upon the plane, each in the direction of a line drawn through it from a given point of sight, or central point; as, the projection of a sphere. The several kinds of projection differ according to the assumed point of sight and plane of projection in each. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. Any method of representing the surface of the earth upon a plane. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. A defense mechanism, operating unconsciously, whereby that which is emotionally unacceptable in the self is rejected and attributed (projected) to others. Medical Dictionary DB
  17. The act or state of extending or jutting out; that which just out; a plan. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. 1. A pushing out. 2. A prominence. 3. The referring of a sensation to the object producing it. 4. The referring to another of a repressed complex in the individual, as when one reprobates in others faults to the commission of which he himself has a constant inclination. 5. The conception by the consciousness of a mental occurrence belonging to the ego as of external origin. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  19. The act of projecting: that which juts out: a plan or design: a delineation: a representation of any object on a plane. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. Act of projecting; that which projects; plan; design. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  21. The act of projecting; a prominence; scheme; project; map or drawing showing something, as in relief. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. Projector. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. The act or state of projecting; a projecting part; the act of scheming; scheme; plan; delineation of an object on a plane. Projection of the sphere, the representation of the several parts of its surface on a plane, in which there are three different points of observation-the stereo-graphic, the eye being supposed to be on the surface of the sphere; the orthographic, the eye supposed to be at an infinite distance: and the gnomic, the eye supposed to be placed in the centre. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. A part jutting out; design of something to be executed; the representation of any object or surface made on a plane by straight lines; a plan; a scheme; in alchemy, the casting in of the powder which is to convert the prepared matter into gold. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. The referring of stimulations to endorgans of sense by means of the connecting projection nerve-fibres. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  26. [Latin] The referring of stimulations to end-organs of sense by means of the connecting projection nerve-fibres (phys.). na
  27. 1. Planning: Phenomenon of making calculated guess into future according to the past trends. 2. Psychology: Superimposition of one's perceived unwanted notions, emotions onto others. thelawdictionary.org
  28. A part which juts out or is prominent. na
  29. Throwing, casting; transmutation of metals, as powder of p., archemist\'s powder of philosophers stone; planning; protruding; protruding thing; thrusting forward; (Geom.) projecting of a figure (see PROJECT), p. of a point, line joining point in original figure to one in derived figure; representation on plane surface of (any part of) surface of earth or of celestial sphere, as Mercator\'s p. (in which points of compass preserve same direction all over the map); mental image viewed as objective reality. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  30. A process or prominence; any projecting appendage. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  31. Any act or process of throwing forward. In the physiology of the senses this term is used to denote the fact that we refer some of the sensations to the point in the body at which the stimulus acts, or to some point outside of the body at which the stimulus originates. The most perfect projection is made with visual sensations; each point on the retina, when stimulated, gives a sensation which is projected to the exterior along the secondary axis, passing through the point stimulated and the nodal point of the eye. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  32. In psycho-analysis the process by which mental conflict is displaced upon an object of the external world, usually in distorted form. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  33. n. Act of throwing or shooting forward ;-a part jutting out, as of a building ;- act of scheming ; plan ; scheme ;-representation of something ; delineation ; plan ; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane ;- also, the representation on a plane surface of the lines and places on a curved surface or sphere, as in Mercator’s projection or chart of the globe. Cabinet Dictionary