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Projection vs. Displacement

Projection and Displacement Definitions

Projection

The act of projecting or the condition of being projected.

Displacement

The act of displacing.

Projection

A thing or part that extends outward beyond a prevailing line or surface
Spiky projections on top of a fence.
A projection of land along the coast.

Displacement

The condition of having been displaced.

Projection

A plan for an anticipated course of action
“facilities [that] are vital to the projection of U.S. force ... in the Pacific” (Alan D. Romberg).

Displacement

(Chemistry) A reaction in which an atom, radical, ion, or molecule replaces another in a compound.
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Projection

A prediction or estimate of something in the future, based on present data or trends.

Displacement

A vector or the magnitude of a vector from the initial position to a subsequent position assumed by a body.

Projection

The process of projecting an image onto a screen or other surface for viewing.

Displacement

The weight or volume of a fluid displaced by a floating body, used especially as a measurement of the weight or bulk of ships.

Projection

An image so projected.

Displacement

The volume displaced by a single stroke of a piston in an engine or pump.
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Projection

(Mathematics) The image of a geometric figure reproduced on a line, plane, or surface.

Displacement

The relative movement between the two sides of a fault.

Projection

A system of intersecting lines, such as the grid of a map, on which part or all of the globe or another spherical surface is represented as a plane surface.

Displacement

The distance between the two sides of a fault. Also called dislocation.

Projection

(Psychology) The attribution of one's own attitudes, feelings, or suppositions to others, thought in psychoanalytic theory to be an unconscious defense against anxiety or guilt.

Displacement

(Psychiatry) A psychological defense mechanism in which there is an unconscious shift of emotions, affect, or desires from the original object to a more acceptable or immediate substitute.
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Projection

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.

Displacement

The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place.

Projection

The action of projecting or throwing or propelling something.

Displacement

The quantity of a liquid displaced by a floating body, as water by a ship, the weight of the displaced liquid being equal to that of the displacing body.

Projection

(archaic) The throwing of materials into a crucible, hence the transmutation of metals.

Displacement

(chemistry) The process of extracting soluble substances from organic material and the like, whereby a quantity of saturated solvent is displaced, or removed, for another quantity of the solvent.

Projection

(archaic) The crisis or decisive point of any process, especially a culinary process.

Displacement

(fencing) Moving the target to avoid an attack; dodging.

Projection

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

Displacement

(physics) A vector quantity which denotes distance with a directional component.

Projection

A forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation

Displacement

(grammar) The capability of a communication system to refer to things that are not present (that existed or will exist at another time, or that exist at another location).

Projection

(psychology) A belief or assumption that others have similar thoughts and experiences to one's own. This includes making accusations that would more fittingly apply to the accuser.

Displacement

The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place.
Unnecessary displacement of funds.
The displacement of the sun by parallax.

Projection

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

Displacement

The quantity of anything, as water, displaced by a floating body, as by a ship, the weight of the displaced liquid being equal to that of the displacing body.

Projection

(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.

Displacement

The process of extracting soluble substances from organic material and the like, whereby a quantity of saturated solvent is displaced, or removed, for another quantity of the solvent.

Projection

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

Displacement

An event in which something is displaced without rotation

Projection

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

Displacement

Act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics

Projection

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

Displacement

The act of uniform movement

Projection

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

Displacement

(chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound

Projection

(grammar) The preservation of the properties of lexical items while generating the phrase structure of a sentence. See Projection principle.

Displacement

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one

Projection

The act of throwing or shooting forward.

Displacement

To move something from its natural environment

Projection

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

Displacement

Act of removing from office or employment

Projection

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

Projection

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.

Projection

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

Projection

A prediction made by extrapolating from past observations

Projection

The projection of an image from a film onto a screen

Projection

A planned undertaking

Projection

Any structure that branches out from a central support

Projection

Any solid convex shape that juts out from something

Projection

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

Projection

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

Projection

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

Projection

The act of projecting out from something

Projection

The act of expelling or projecting or ejecting

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