What interested me even more than the headlines was his little riff on the projection of American hegemony.
Nate Silver's 538 projection gives President Obama an 84.3 percent chance of winning the Hawkeye State.
But we are still only dealing with a projection; the harvest does not happen until the fall.
Why is opposition to any projection of force always the deciding factor?
And the projection for future results was less strong than investor had expected.
We merely attribute this value to the object by a projection which is the ground of the apparent objectivity of beauty.
The "point" was merely a projection of the bluff about twenty feet away.
This projection of the astral body, as a rule, occurs only when the physical body is stilled in sleep, or in trance condition.
It is a remoter and inferior incarnation of God, a projection of God in the unconscious.
And the cause is that while our inclinations represent a heritage from the past, our ideals are a projection into the future.
late 15c., in alchemy, "transmutation by casting a powder on molten metal; 1550s in the cartographical sense "drawing of a map or chart according to scale," from Middle French projection, from Latin proiectionem (nominative proiectio), from past participle stem of proicere (see project (n.)). From 1590s as "action of projecting."
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.
Any of the systems of nerve fibers by which a group of nerve cells discharges its nerve impulses to one or more other cell groups.
In domain theory, a function, f, which is (a) idempotent, i.e. f(f(x))=f(x) and (b) whose result is no more defined than its argument. E.g. F(x)=bottom or F(x)=x.
In reduction systems, a function which returns some component of its argument. E.g. head, tail, \ (x,y) . x. In a graph reduction system the function can just return a pointer to part of its argument and does not need to build any new graph.