projective

[pruh-jek-tiv]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to projection.
2.
produced, or capable of being produced, by projection.
3.
Psychology. of, pertaining to, or noting a test or technique for revealing the hidden motives or underlying personality structure of an individual by the use of ambiguous or unstructured test materials, as ink blots, cloud pictures, or cartoons, that encourage spontaneous responses.

Origin:
1625–35; project + -ive

projectively, adverb
projectivity [proh-jek-tiv-i-tee] , noun
nonprojective, adjective
unprojective, adjective
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projective (prəˈdʒɛktɪv)
 
adj
relating to or concerned with projection: projective geometry
 
pro'jectively
 
adv

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Scarf believes that all close emotional attachments involve some degree of projective identification.
For this reason, projective space plays a fundamental role in algebraic geometry.
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