- of or relating to projection.
- produced, or capable of being produced, by projection.
- Psychology. of, relating to, or noting a test or technique for revealing the hidden motives or underlying personality structure of an individual by the use of ambiguous or unstructured test materials, as ink blots, cloud pictures, or cartoons, that encourage spontaneous responses.
Origin of projective
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Examples from the Web for projective
Projective telepathy had only been a crackpot's idea back then.The Penal Cluster
Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
Every habit is impulsive, that is projective, urgent, and the habit of knowing is no exception.Human Nature and Conduct
The author is an architect and has written much of his art and of projective ornament.Unicorns
Similarly an axial pencil may be projective to an axial pencil.
They are cut by the lines of the other set in two projective rows.
- relating to or concerned with projectionprojective geometry
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