projectionist

[ pruh-jek-shuh-nist ]
/ prəˈdʒɛk ʃə nɪst /

noun

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

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Origin of projectionist

First recorded in 1920–25; projection + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for projectionist

projectionist
/ (prəˈdʒɛkʃənɪst) /

noun

a person responsible for the operation of film projection machines
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