\pɹəd͡ʒˈɛkʃən], \pɹədʒˈɛkʃən], \p_ɹ_ə_dʒ_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of PROJECTION
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
The representation of something; delineation; plan; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane, or such a delineation as would result were the chief points of the object thrown forward upon the plane, each in the direction of a line drawn through it from a given point of sight, or central point; as, the projection of a sphere. The several kinds of projection differ according to the assumed point of sight and plane of projection in each.
By Oddity Software
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. A pushing out. 2. A prominence. 3. The referring of a sensation to the object producing it. 4. The referring to another of a repressed complex in the individual, as when one reprobates in others faults to the commission of which he himself has a constant inclination. 5. The conception by the consciousness of a mental occurrence belonging to the ego as of external origin.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
The act or state of projecting; a projecting part; the act of scheming; scheme; plan; delineation of an object on a plane. Projection of the sphere, the representation of the several parts of its surface on a plane, in which there are three different points of observation-the stereo-graphic, the eye being supposed to be on the surface of the sphere; the orthographic, the eye supposed to be at an infinite distance: and the gnomic, the eye supposed to be placed in the centre.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Any act or process of throwing forward. In the physiology of the senses this term is used to denote the fact that we refer some of the sensations to the point in the body at which the stimulus acts, or to some point outside of the body at which the stimulus originates. The most perfect projection is made with visual sensations; each point on the retina, when stimulated, gives a sensation which is projected to the exterior along the secondary axis, passing through the point stimulated and the nodal point of the eye.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. Act of throwing or shooting forward ;-a part jutting out, as of a building ;- act of scheming ; plan ; scheme ;-representation of something ; delineation ; plan ; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane ;- also, the representation on a plane surface of the lines and places on a curved surface or sphere, as in Mercator’s projection or chart of the globe.
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