projection

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any sharply pointed projection acantha , spine , spur
distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner anamorphism , anamorphosis
(anatomy) a natural outgrowth or projection on an organ or body part such as the process of a vertebra apophysis
natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant appendage , outgrowth , process
domed projection of a church apse
domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church; usually contains the altar apse , apsis
any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm arm , branch , limb
tower or tower-shaped projection belfrey , turret
circular rounded projection or protuberance boss , knob
circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat brim
rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting burr
orchid having both male and female flowers in the same raceme; when a sensitive projection at the base of the column of the male flower is touched the pollen is suddenly ejected Catasetum macrocarpum , jumping orchid
hairlike projection from the surface of a cell; provides locomotion in free-swimming unicellular organisms cilium
metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping cleat
joint, projection for insertion into mortise cog , feather , tenon
map projection in which a small area is rendered in its true shape conformal projection , orthomorphic projection
map projection of the globe onto a cone with its point over one of the earth's poles conical projection , conic projection
geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection descriptive geometry , projective geometry
(architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway) drip , drip mold , drip mould
natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ enation , plant process
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