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projection

noun [C]  us   /prəˈdʒek·ʃən/

projection noun [C] (CALCULATION)

an amount or result expected in the future that is calculated from information already known: Sales projections made last year were too optimistic.

projection noun [C] (STICKING OUT)

something that sticks out beyond the edge of something to which it is attached: It was a strange-looking house, with little projections off the sides.

projection noun [C] (IMAGE)

a picture that is made to appear on a surface, esp. by a special device for showing movies or other images on a screen or other surface: [C] A projection of his face appeared on the back wall.
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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