projectionist

[pruh-jek-shuh-nist]

noun

an operator of a motion-picture or slide projector.
a person who makes projections, especially a cartographer.

Nearby words

  1. projection printing,
  2. projection room,
  3. projection television,
  4. projection, map,
  5. projectional,
  6. projective,
  7. projective geometry,
  8. projective property,
  9. projective test,
  10. projectively

Origin of projectionist

First recorded in 1920–25; projection + -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for projectionist

projectionist

noun

a person responsible for the operation of film projection machines
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Word Origin and History for projectionist

projectionist

n.

1916, from projection + -ist.

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