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Definition of Projection

Projection

  1. The act of throwing or shooting forward.
  2. A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an extension beyond something else.
  3. The act of scheming or planning; also, that which is planned; contrivance; design; plan.
  4. 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.
  5. Any method of representing the surface of the earth upon a plane.
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Projection Translations

projection in French is projection
projection in German is Projektion, Vorsprung, Vorausschau
projection in Swedish is projektering
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