Usage examples for projections

  1. It was smooth, with no projections to catch. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Upon these projections or consoles Buonarroti intended to place statues of saints. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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