an operator of a motion-picture or slide projector.
a person who makes projections, especially a cartographer.

1920–25; projection + -ist Unabridged
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projectionist (prəˈdʒɛkʃənɪst)
a person responsible for the operation of film projection machines

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Example sentences
Digital projection requires no such mastery: the projectionist simply double-clicks a file name on a computer.
Working a summer job as a projectionist, he became infatuated with movies.
They only show on the movie screen when the movie projectionist activates the captions.
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