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projection

Pronunciation: /prəˈdʒekʃən/

Translation of projection in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (of image, slide) proyección (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) projection booth o room cabina (feminine) de proyección
    Example sentences
    • What distinguishes the troupe's zesty choreography is its travelogue context, with background projections of maps, photos and colourful images of Caracas, the city that gave birth to salsa.
    • He has both the voice and look of Meatloaf himself - and is backed by an incredible stage set, video projections and a superb band.
    • The story is told through acting, song, dance and drama, with visual projections, choirs, bands and performance artists all adding to the madness.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Psychology/Psicología] proyección (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Bonding with a partner is more than just a matter of unconscious projection.
    • This is essentially the biological cycle of ingestion and elimination, becoming the psychological cycle of introjection and projection.
    • Among other things, the position of the spectators in the cinema is blatantly one of repression of their exhibitionism and projection of the repressed desire onto the performer.
  • 4 countable/numerable (protuberance) saliente (feminine) or (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Tubulovillous polyps are pedunculated, with villous projections extending from the free ends.
    • The tumor may have fingerlike projections, which extend into adjacent renal parenchyma.
    • They differ, however, in having a flat rather than a concave pseudointerarea, and in having a tubular projection extending from larval shell.

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