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English definition of “projection”

projection

noun uk   /prəˈdʒek.ʃən/ us  

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.Predicting things and intuition

projection noun (IMAGE)

C1 [U] the act of projecting a film or an image onto a screen or wallPhotographyCinema - general words

projection noun (STICKING OUT)

[C] something that projects from a surface or above the edge of somethingProtruding and sticking out

projection noun (DRAWING)

[C] specialized art, architecture a drawing that represents a solid shape or a line as seen from a particular directionDescribing angles, lines and orientationsTables, graphs and diagrams
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