projection


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  • noun

Synonyms for projection

Synonyms for projection

a part that protrudes or extends outward

Synonyms for projection

a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations

the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

a planned undertaking

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else

the acoustic phenomenon that gives sound a penetrating quality

the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction

the act of projecting out from something

References in classic literature ?
Glancing upward, I saw the aperture, a small blue disk, in which a star was visible, while little Weena's head showed as a round black projection.
A reddish flash at the edge, the slightest projection of the outline just as the chronometer struck midnight; and at that I told Ogilvy and he took my place.
Indeed, one of his best-known poems, "The Return to the Mountains", makes mention of the projection of the astral body through space during sleep.
Neither she nor I were wet; a projection over the door had warded off the straight-descending flood; none but the first, large drops had touched our garments; one minute more and we should not have had a dry thread on us.
Moreover, in one of the walls was a projection, caused by a false chimney, or fireplace, that had been filled up, and made to resemble the red of the cellar.
Mohegan pointed toward Elizabeth, who, forgetting her danger, had sunk back to a projection of the rock as soon as she recognized the sounds of Edwards’ voice, and said with something like awakened animation:
When I have you before my eyes there is such a projection of my whole being towards you that I fail to see you distinctly.
Verily it is neither-but beware how thou lettest the rope slip too rapidly through thy fingers; for should the wicker-work chance to hang on the projection of Yonder crag, there will be a woful outpouring of the holy things of the sanctuary.
Half-way down one side of the house stood out a projection like a very low shed; it was, as he afterwards discovered, a large dustbin.
She had hardly ever said a word to him to produce this impression, but it was a part of her, either a projection of her mysterious and outlandish background or of something inherently dramatic, passionate and unusual in herself.
It bore the stains of blood that had trickled through its joints long ago, and on one side it had a projection whereon the torturer rested his elbow comfortably and bent down his ear to catch the moanings of the sufferer perishing within.
Could you not prevail to know the genesis of projection, as well as the continuation of it?
They swept through the air in rapid, fantastic curves, occasionally precipitating themselves headlong with the speed of a bullet, and then breaking their line of projection by an abrupt and daring angle.
Now one perceived with affright at the very top of one of the towers, a fantastic dwarf climbing, writhing, crawling on all fours, descending outside above the abyss, leaping from projection to projection, and going to ransack the belly of some sculptured gorgon; it was Quasimodo dislodging the crows.
It represented an alert, sharp-featured simian man, with thick eyebrows and a very peculiar projection of the lower part of the face, like the muzzle of a baboon.