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  Definition of projection
  1. the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
  2. the act of projecting out from something
  3. any structure that branches out from a central support
  4. the representation of a figure or solid on a plane as it would look from a particular direction
  5. a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  6. a planned undertaking
  7. the projection of an image from a film onto a screen
  8. the acoustic phenomenon that gives sound a penetrating quality; "our ukuleles have been designed to have superior sound and projection"; "a prime ingredient of public speaking is projection of the voice"
  9. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your own traits and emotions are attributed to someone else
  10. any solid convex shape that juts out from something
Similar Words: expulsion, ejection, forcing out, protrusion, jut, jutting, project, acoustic projection, sound projection

 

Hyponyms: belch, belching, burp, burping, eructation, coughing up, spit, spitting, expectoration, vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking, arm, branch, limb, brim, burr, cleat, cornice, drip, drip mold, drip mould, flange, rim, fluke, flue, head, knob, boss, lobe, lug, overhang, prong, spike, tenon, tooth, map projection, moneymaker, money-spinner, cash cow, salient, jag, bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence, spur, spine, tail, tail end, tongue, knife

 

Derivational Morphology: eject, squirt, force out, squeeze out, discharge, expel, release, stick out, protrude, jut out, jut, project, plan, contrive, design

 

 
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