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projection

pro·jec·tion

projection

 
 
pronunciation:
pr jek shn
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of pushing or throwing outward.
With a quick projection of its tongue, the frog zapped a fly.
similar words:
extension
definition 2: a thing or part that sticks out.
The climber grabbed hold of a projection on the rock face.
antonyms:
depression
similar words:
arm, bulge, eave, extension, ledge, limb, point, ridge
definition 3: a plan for a course of action.
The library presented its projection for adding more books to its collection.
synonyms:
plan, scheme
similar words:
design, program, proposal, proposition
definition 4: a guess of a future situation based on looking at the present situation.
His projection turned out to be true: Danny married Liz, and Donny married Jane.
similar words:
estimate, forecast, prediction
definition 5: the way a film's picture is shown on a screen.
The projection of the movie was interrupted when the film broke.
synonyms:
screening
similar words:
casting, presentation
derivation: projectional (adj.)
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The word projection contains the following part: