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projection

noun uk   us   /prəˈdʒek.ʃən/

projection noun (CALCULATION)

C1 [C] a calculation or guess about the future based on information that you have: The company has failed to achieve last year's sales projections by 30 percent.

projection noun (IMAGE)

C1 [U] the act of projecting a film or an image onto a screen or wall

projection noun (STICKING OUT)

[C] something that projects from a surface or above the edge of something

projection noun (DRAWING)

[C] specialized art, architecture a drawing that represents a solid shape or a line as seen from a particular direction
Translations of “projection”
in Chinese (Traditional) 計算, 預測,推測…
in Russian прогноз, проекция изображения…
in Turkish tasarlama, tasarım, tahmin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计算, 预测,推测…
in Polish prognoza, projekcja…
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