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Projection vs. Reflection

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Projectionnoun

Something which projects, protrudes, juts out, sticks out, or stands out.

‘The face of the cliff had many projections that were big enough for birds to nest on.’;

Reflectionnoun

The act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.

Projectionnoun

The action of projecting or throwing or propelling something.

Reflectionnoun

The property of a propagated wave being thrown back from a surface (such as a mirror).

Projectionnoun

The display of an image by devices such as movie projector, video projector, overhead projector or slide projector.

Reflectionnoun

Something, such as an image, that is reflected.

‘The dog barked at his own reflection in the mirror.’;

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Projectionnoun

A forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation

Reflectionnoun

Careful thought or consideration.

‘After careful reflection, I have decided not to vote for that proposition.’;

Projectionnoun

(psychology) A belief or assumption that others have similar thoughts and experiences as oneself

Reflectionnoun

An implied criticism.

‘It is a reflection on his character that he never came back to see them.’;

Projectionnoun

(photography) The image that a translucent object casts onto another object.

Reflectionnoun

(computing) The process or mechanism of determining the capabilities of an object at run-time.

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Projectionnoun

(cartography) Any of several systems of intersecting lines that allow the curved surface of the earth to be represented on a flat surface. The set of mathematics used to calculate coordinate positions.

Reflectionnoun

(anatomy) The folding of a part; a fold.

Projectionnoun

(geometry) An image of an object on a surface of fewer dimensions.

Reflectionnoun

The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected.

‘The eye sees not itself,But by reflection, by some other things.’;

Projectionnoun

(linear algebra) An idempotent linear transformation which maps vectors from a vector space onto a subspace.

Reflectionnoun

The reverting of the mind to that which has already occupied it; continued consideration; meditation; contemplation; hence, also, that operation or power of the mind by which it is conscious of its own acts or states; the capacity for judging rationally, especially in view of a moral rule or standard.

‘By reflection, . . . I would be understood to mean, that notice which the mind takes of its own operations, and the manner of them, by reason whereof there come to be ideas of these operations in the understanding.’; ‘This delight grows and improves under thought and reflection.’;

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Projectionnoun

(mathematics) A transformation which extracts a fragment of a mathematical object.

Reflectionnoun

Shining; brightness, as of the sun.

Projectionnoun

(category theory) A morphism from a categorical product to one of its (two) components.

Reflectionnoun

That which is produced by reflection.

‘As the sun water we can bear,Yet not the sun, but his reflection, there.’;

Projectionnoun

The act of throwing or shooting forward.

Reflectionnoun

A part reflected, or turned back, at an angle; as, the reflection of a membrane.

‘Job's reflections on his once flourishing estate did at the same time afflict and encourage him.’;

Projectionnoun

A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an extension beyond something else.

Reflectionnoun

Censure; reproach cast.

‘He died; and oh! may no reflection shedIts poisonous venom on the royal dead.’;

Projectionnoun

The act of scheming or planning; also, that which is planned; contrivance; design; plan.

Reflectionnoun

The transference of an excitement from one nerve fiber to another by means of the nerve cells, as in reflex action. See Reflex action, under Reflex.

Projectionnoun

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.

Reflectionnoun

a calm lengthy intent consideration

Projectionnoun

Any method of representing the surface of the earth upon a plane.

Reflectionnoun

the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface

Projectionnoun

a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations

Reflectionnoun

expression without words;

‘tears are an expression of grief’; ‘the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition’;

Projectionnoun

the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

Reflectionnoun

the image of something as reflected by a mirror (or other reflective material);

‘he studied his reflection in the mirror’;

Projectionnoun

a planned undertaking

Reflectionnoun

a likeness in which left and right are reversed

Projectionnoun

any structure that branches out from a central support

Reflectionnoun

(mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed

Projectionnoun

any solid convex shape that juts out from something

Reflectionnoun

a remark expressing careful consideration

Projectionnoun

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

Reflectionnoun

the ability to reflect beams or rays

Projectionnoun

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’;

Projectionnoun

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

Projectionnoun

the act of projecting out from something

Projectionnoun

the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting

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