Definition of "projections" []

  • The act of projecting or the state of being projected (noun)
  • An object or part that juts out (noun)
  • The representation of a line, figure, or solid on a given plane as it would be seen from a particular direction or in accordance with an accepted set of rules (noun)
  • A scheme or plan (noun)
  • A prediction based on known evidence and observations (noun)
  • The process of showing film on a screen (noun)
  • The image or images shown (noun)
  • The belief, esp in children, that others share one's subjective mental life (noun)
  • The process of projecting one's own hidden desires and impulses (noun)
  • The mixing by alchemists of powdered philosopher's stone with molten base metals in order to transmute them into gold (noun)
  • Plural form of projection. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "projections" in a sentence
  • "The Obama adminstration made clear Monday that it supports looking for more commercial and government spectrum to meet what it calls projections of "explosive" wireless bandwidth demands."
  • "To do this, they used World Bank data for growth up until 2009, PwC's short-term projections for the years up until 2014 and their long-term growth assumptions for 2015 to 2050, which rely on assumptions about population growth, increases in human and physical capital, and the rate at which poorer countries can catch up with the more advanced technologies used in developed nations."
  • "“The trouble with projections is that they extrapolate from the current reality, and often end up undershooting the mark,” Sunil Paul, a founding partner of Spring Ventures, a firm that invests in cleantech, told me."