Definition of Projector

1. Noun. An optical device for projecting a beam of light.

Generic synonyms: Optical Device
Derivative terms: Projectionist



2. Noun. An optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen.

Definition of Projector

1. n. One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes.

2. n. An optical instrument for projecting a picture upon a screen, as by a magic lantern or by an instrument for projecting (by reflection instead of transmission of light) a picture of an opaque object, as photographs, picture post-cards, insects, etc., in the colors of the object itself. In this latter form the projection is accomplished by means of a combination of lenses with a prism and a mirror or reflector. Specific instruments have been called by different names, such as radiopticon, mirrorscope, balopticon, etc.

Definition of Projector

1. Noun. An optical device that projects a beam of light, especially one used to project an image (or moving images) onto a screen. ¹

2. Noun. (dated) A person who devises or manages projects; a planner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Projector

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Projector

projectionist
projectionists
projectionless
projections
projective
projective device
projective geometry
projective technique
projective test
projectively
projectivity
projectivization
projectivizations
projectment
projectments
projector (current term)
projectors
projectour
projects
projecture
projectures
projet
projets
projicient
projicients
prokaryote
prokaryotes
prokaryotic
proke
proked

Literary usage of Projector

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1. Elements of Descriptive Geometry by George Frederick Blessing, Lewis Andrew Darling (1912)
"The point where a space projector pierces H is termed the horizontal projection of all points in space through which the space projector passes. ..."

2. The Electrical Engineer (1898)
"This projector must be of throwing a beam 1200m. ahead. (2) There i be provided an electric lamp and shade suspended upper deck, and powerful enough to ..."

3. Elements of Descriptive Geometry by George Frederick Blessing, Lewis Andrew Darling (1912)
"The point where a space projector pierces H is termed the horizontal projection of all points in space through which the space projector passes. ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"The projector ยก a Periodical Paper, originally published in Monthly Numbers, from January ... The projector imitates the Spectator throughout. ..."

5. The Electrician (1883)
"5 10 arc light machine, one Weston 100 incandescent light machine, and one small Maxim machine for the projector. Besides the projector on the roof, ..."

6. The Life of James Dwight Dana: Scientific Explorer, Mineralogist, Geologist by Daniel Coit Gilman (1899)
"Little is remembered respecting the life and character of the enthusiastic projector. His name has dropped out of the roll of famous Americans, or, ..."

7. A Manual for the Collector and Amateur of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt (1892)
"A projector Lately Dead: This comedy is mentioned in a pamphlet, called, A Collection of Judgments upon Sabbath-breakers, 1636, p. ..."

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