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projectionist

[pruh-jek-shuh-nist] /prəˈdʒɛk ʃə nɪst/
noun
1.
an operator of a motion-picture or slide projector.
2.
a person who makes projections, especially a cartographer.
Origin of projectionist
1920-1925
1920-25; projection + -ist
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projectionist

/prəˈdʒɛkʃənɪst/
noun
1.
a person responsible for the operation of film projection machines
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Word Origin and History for projectionist
n.

1916, from projection + -ist.

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