Definition of Projection. Meaning of Projection. Synonyms of Projection

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Definition of Projection

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Orthographic Or`tho*graph"ic, Orthographical Or`tho*graph"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. orthographique, L. orthographus, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to orthography, or right spelling; also, correct in spelling; as, orthographical rules; the letter was orthographic. 2. (Geom.) Of or pertaining to right lines or angles. Orthographic or Orthogonal, projection, that projection which is made by drawing lines, from every point to be projected, perpendicular to the plane of projection. Such a projection of the sphere represents its circles as seen in perspective by an eye supposed to be placed at an infinite distance, the plane of projection passing through the center of the sphere perpendicularly to the line of sight.

Meaning of Projection from wikipedia

- Projection, projections or projective may refer to: The display of images by a projector Map projection, reducing the surface of a three-dimensional planet...
- In cartography, a map projection is a way to flatten a globe's surface into a plane in order to make a map. This requires a systematic transformation of...
- Astral projection (or astral travel) is a term used in esotericism to describe an intentional out-of-body experience (OBE) that ****umes the existence of...
- equirectangular projection (also called the equidistant cylindrical projection, geographic projection, or la carte parallélogrammatique projection, and which...
- Psychological projection is a defense mechanism in which the human ego defends itself against unconscious impulses or qualities (both positive and negative)...
- The Mercator projection (/mərˈkeɪtər/) is a cylindrical map projection presented by Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569. It...
- The vector projection of a vector a on (or onto) a nonzero vector b (also known as the vector component or vector resolution of a in the direction of b)...
- A 3D projection or graphical projection maps points in three-dimensions onto a two-dimensional plane. As graphics are usually displa**** on two-dimensional...
- A Newman projection, useful in alkane stereochemistry, visualizes the conformation of a chemical bond from front to back, with the front atom represented...
- A projection screen is an installation consisting of a surface and a support structure used for displaying a projected image for the view of an audience...
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