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rear projection

noun, Movies.
1.
the projection of filmed action or stills on a translucent screen in front of which actors are lit and filmed: used to simulate an outdoor or location background in the studio.
Also called back projection, background projection.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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noun

the showing of an image onto the back of a translucent screen for viewing or background for something being filmed; also written rear-projection

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