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Dictionary definition for: Projection

1. (n) a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations

2. (n) the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

3. (n) a planned undertaking

4. (n) any structure that branches out from a central support

5. (n) any solid convex shape that juts out from something

6. (n) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else

7. (n) the acoustic phenomenon that gives sound a penetrating quality; "our ukuleles have been designed to have superior sound and projection" "a prime ingredient of public speaking is projection of the voice"

8. (n) the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction

9. (n) the act of projecting out from something

10. (n) the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting

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