|a means of representing or a representation of the globe or celestial sphere or part of it on a flat map, using a grid of lines of latitude and longitude|
|1.||the act of projecting or the state of being projected|
|2.||an object or part that juts out|
|3.||See map projection|
|4.||the representation of a line, figure, or solid on a given plane as it would be seen from a particular direction or in accordance with an accepted set of rules|
|5.||a scheme or plan|
|6.||a prediction based on known evidence and observations|
|7.||a. the process of showing film on a screen|
|b. the image or images shown|
|a. the belief, esp in children, that others share one's subjective mental life|
|b. See also defence mechanism the process of projecting one's own hidden desires and impulses|
|9.||the mixing by alchemists of powdered philosopher's stone with molten base metals in order to transmute them into gold|
projection pro·jec·tion (prə-jěk'shən)
The act of projecting or the condition of being projected.
The attribution of one's own attitudes, feelings, or suppositions to others.
The attribution of one's own attitudes, feelings, or desires to someone or something as a naive or unconscious defense against anxiety or guilt.
The localization of visual impressions to a point in space relative to the person who is doing the viewing: straight ahead, right, left, above, or below.
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