Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
Is it farther or further?
a projection of one plane onto a second plane such that a point on the first plane and its image on the second plane lie on a straight line through a fixed point not on either plane.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
9 Words to Help You Navigate the...
7 Chinese Loanwords to Expand Your...
Poodle, Basset & Beagle: 10 Dog...
A Look at 8 Expressions with Heart
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
In order to get to East Russet you take the Vermont Central as far as Twitchell's Falls and change...
The working woman may be quick to see any problems with children as her fault because she isn't as...
In a large university, there are as many deans and executive heads as there are schools and...
Nearby words for central-projection
central processing unit
central provinces and berar
central standard time
central treaty organization
central vein of retina
central vein of suprarenal gland
central veins of liver
central venous catheter
central venous pressure
centre of curvature
centre of gravity
centre of mass
centre of pressure