Definition of Overhead projector

1. Noun. A projector operated by a speaker; projects the image over the speaker's head.

Generic synonyms: Projector

Definition of Overhead projector

1. Noun. A projector that projects an image over the heads of the viewers onto a screen in front of them ¹

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Medical Definition of Overhead projector

1. A projector by which images are reflected by a mirror through a lens, or lenses, onto a screen, using reflected light for opaque objects and transmitted light for translucent or transparent ones. Synonym: overhead projector. Origin: epi-+ G. Dia, through, + skopeo, to view (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overhead Projector

overhead cam
overhead cover
overhead kick
overhead line
overhead lines
overhead press
overhead presses
overhead projector (current term)
overhead projectors
overhead railway
overhead valve

Literary usage of Overhead projector

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1. Promoting the Adoption and Enforcement of Seismic Building Codes: A by Robert B Olshansky (1999)
"Equipment Check to make sure that an overhead projector is available at the ... If you are providing your own overhead projector, it's wise to bring an ..."

2. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"There is value in having students see raw words scrawled on the page, the first draft being illuminated by the light of the overhead projector. ..."

3. Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Workby Debbie Diller by Debbie Diller (2003)
"An overhead projector becomes an overhead work station. Literacy work stations save classroom space. They are not an extra; they are an integral part ..."

4. In the Company of Children by Joanne Hindley (1996)
"I asked students to read a few paragraphs at a time to themselves from the overhead projector. Then I asked for a volunteer to read the section aloud and ..."

5. Test Talk: Integrating Test Preparation Into Reading Workshop by Amy H. Greene, Glennon Doyle Melton (2007)
"Using a transparency on the overhead projector, Lisa begins this unit with a shared reading ... Diego walks to the overhead projector and underlines stayed. ..."

6. Apprenticeship in Literacy: Transitions Across Reading and Writing by Linda J. Dorn, Cathy French, Tammy Jones (1998)
"If you have the space and an overhead projector, place it on the floor and shine it on a wall. The children can then use the transparency poems and literacy ..."

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