HyperDic: projection

English > 10 senses of the word projection:
NOUNcognitionprojectiona prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
communicationprojectionthe projection of an image from a film onto a screen
cognitionprojection, projecta planned undertaking
artifactprojectionany structure that branches out from a central support
shapeprojectionany solid convex shape that juts out from something
processprojection(psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else
phenomenonprojection, acoustic projection, sound projectionthe acoustic phenomenon that gives sound a penetrating quality
artifactprojectionthe representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction
actprojection, protrusion, jut, juttingthe act of projecting out from something
actprojection, expulsion, ejection, forcing outthe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
projection > pronunciation
Soundsprahjheh'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA prediction made by extrapolating from past observations.
Broaderprediction, anticipation, previsionThe act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
Spanishproyección
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe projection of an image from a film onto a screen.
Broadervisual communicationcommunication that relies on vision
Spanishproyección
Verbsprojectproject on a screen
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA planned undertaking.
Synonymproject
Narrowermoneymaker, money-spinner, cash cowA project that generates a continuous flow of money
Broaderplan, program, programmeA series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
Spanishproyecto
Catalanprojecte
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAny structure that branches out from a central support.
Narrowerarm, branch, limbAny projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
brimA circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
burrrough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting
cleatA metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe)
corniceThe topmost projecting part of an entablature
drip, drip mold, drip mould(architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
flange, rimA projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
fluke, flueFlat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor
headA projection out from one end
knob, bossA circular rounded projection or protuberance
lobeA rounded projection that is part of a larger structure
lugA projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something
overhangProjection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
prongA pointed projection
spikeA sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall (or a dinosaur)
tenonA projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint
toothSomething resembling the tooth of an animal
toothOne of a number of uniform projections on a gear
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishprotuberancia, saliente
Catalanprotuberància, sortint
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 5, shape
MeaningAny solid convex shape that juts out from something.
Narrowerbulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescenceSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
jagA sharp projection on an edge or surface
keelA projection or ridge that suggests a keel
salient(military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
spur, spine, acanthaAny sharply pointed projection
tail, tail endAny projection that resembles the tail of an animal
tongue, knifeAny long thin projection that is transient
Broaderconvex shape, convexityA shape that curves or bulges outward
Spanishresalto, saliente
Catalansobresortint, sortint
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 6, process
Meaning(psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else.
Categorypsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Broaderdefense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defence(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
Spanishproyección
Catalanprojecció
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 7, phenomenon
MeaningThe acoustic phenomenon that gives sound a penetrating quality.
Examples
  • "our ukuleles have been designed to have superior sound and projection"
  • "a prime ingredient of public speaking is projection of the voice"
Synonymsacoustic projection, sound projection
Broaderacoustic phenomenonA physical phenomenon associated with the production or transmission of sound
Verbsprojectcause to be heard
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningThe representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction.
Narrowermap projectionA projection of the globe onto a flat map using a grid of lines ... / lines of latitude and longitude
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishproyección
Catalanprojecció
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of projecting out from something.
Synonymsprotrusion, jut, jutting
Broaderchange of shapeAn action / action that changes the shape / shape of something
Spanishproyección
Catalanprojecció
Verbsprojectextend out or project in space
English > projection: 10 senses > noun 10, act
MeaningThe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting.
Synonymsexpulsion, ejection, forcing out
Narrowerbelch, belching, burp, burping, eructationA reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
belchingThe forceful expulsion of something from inside
coughing upThe act of expelling (food or phlegm) by coughing
spit, spitting, expectorationThe act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, pukingThe reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
Broaderpropulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
Spanishexpulsión, eyección, proyección
Catalanejecció, expulsió, projecció

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