Usage examples for projections

  1. There are various plane projections and each one has its use: I wish a milder word would rhyme- but really you're a goose! – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  2. From the sphere, two rounded projections thrust out. – The Wailing Octopus by Harold Leland Goodwin
  3. The inmates were tumbled over one another, bruised and cut by the projections that served for hand and foot holds. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  4. When we are looking at the shooting stars, we see the projections of their paths upon the surface of the heavens. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  5. He had often doubted whether things were or were not projections from his own brain; he moved and acted in a world of subdued fact and enhanced fiction; he knew that sometimes he could not tell the one from the other; but never had he had the apparently real and the actually unreal brought so much face to face with each other! – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  6. On market days these projections were filled with goods to tempt gentry and yeomanry to open their purse- strings. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  7. The rage of the mob developed with its gratification; the curving chains were over- strained, and were on the point of breaking; the people did not feel the blows of the slaves who struck at them to drive them back; some clung to the projections of the houses; all the openings in the walls were stopped up with heads; and they howled at him the mischief that they could not inflict upon him. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  8. But to make up for this, there were four or five wonderful projections in this stem, which I cannot better describe than by asking the reader to suppose that five planks of two inches thick and three feet broad had been placed round the trunk of the tree, with their edges closely fixed to it, from the ground up to the branches, and that these planks had been covered over with the bark of the tree and incorporated with it. – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  9. The best are scarcely twelve feet in breadth, and even half of this is occupied by the projections of the shops, or the props placed to support the first stories of the houses, which are generally made to advance beyond the lower, insomuch that in many places a laden mule can scarcely pass. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  10. Few signs of commerce are visible, except where the advent of branch stations of enterprising " Cash" firms has resulted in the squaring up of odd projections and consequent overthrow of certain ancient buildings. – Vanishing England by P. H. Ditchfield
  11. Another wall was covered with strange- looking projections tubes and spouts and wheels and levers, behind a long table of plastikoid. – The Giants From Outer Space by Geoff St. Reynard
  12. Clear and perfectly conscious now, though frantically fighting for existence with the current, he could dimly see a floating black object shooting by the shore, at times striking the projections of the bank, until in its recoil it swung half round and drifted broadside on towards him. – A First Family of Tasajara by Bret Harte
  13. Upon these projections or consoles Buonarroti intended to place statues of saints. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  14. In June and July, 1707, the Board of Trade attempted again to get hold of the papers and wrote to Crispe on June 30. Crispe's reply is worth printing: " If I am rightly informed there are divers original books and papers relating to the Royal Fishery and the establishing thereof from the year 1660 for divers successive years in which are contained several projections concerning the promoting the same. – British Committees, Commissions, and Councils of Trade and Plantations, 1622-1675 by Charles M. Andrews
  15. I rushed past him, and seeing- nearer to me than the house- some immense haystacks with overhanging projections resulting from continued invasion by cattle, I was soon under their sheltering eaves. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  16. It was smooth, with no projections to catch. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  17. No blades or projections are affixed to the interior of the cylinder. – Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel by Samuel William Johnson
  18. It will be convenient to have a special name for the projections pointing outwards and backwards, which we will therefore call the Levers. – The Mechanism of the Human Voice by Emil Behnke