Definition of projection

  1. projection Noun Something which projects, protrudes, juts out, sticks out, or stands out.
  2. projection Noun The action of projecting or throwing or propelling something.
  3. projection Noun The display of an image by devices such as movie projector, video projector, overhead projector or slide projector.
  4. projection Noun A forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation
  5. projection Noun A belief or assumption that others have similar thoughts and experiences as oneself
  6. projection Noun The image that a translucent object casts onto another object.
  7. projection Noun An image of an object on a surface of fewer dimensions.
  8. projection Noun A transformation of one thing into something else, e.g. applications of functions.
  9. projection Noun Any of several systems of intersecting lines that allow the curved surface of the earth to be represented on a flat surface. The set of mathematics used to calculate coordinate positions.
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