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projection

noun [C]  /prəˈdʒek·ʃən/ us  

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.
(Definition of projection from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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