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projector

[ pruh-jek-ter ]

noun

  1. an apparatus for throwing an image on a screen, as a motion-picture projector or magic lantern.
  2. a device for projecting a beam of light.
  3. a person who forms projects or plans.
  4. Archaic. a person who devises underhanded or unsound plans; schemer.


projector

/ prəˈdʒɛktə /

noun

  1. an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image of individual slides onto a screen or wall Full nameslide projector
  2. an optical instrument in which a strip of film is wound past a lens at a fixed speed so that the frames can be viewed as a continuously moving sequence on a screen or wall Full namefilm projectorcine projector
  3. a device for projecting a light beam
  4. a person who devises projects


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Word History and Origins

Origin of projector1

First recorded in 1590–1600; project + -or 2

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Example Sentences

Once everyone can see the big game, it’s important that they can hear it, tooAlthough a lot of projectors have built-in speakers—some of which are surprisingly good—nothing really beats a solid sound system to back up your impressive visuals.

A portable projector is a great way to expand your display beyond the limits of a television or laptop.

At little more than the size of a soda can, this powerful wireless projector makes everything else on the market seem like something from your 7th grade science classroom.

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Another, called ProjectorSpot, sold projectors, while yet another, YardSteals, was a platform for home and yard equipment.

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You could follow my friend’s lead and invest in a tiny film projector.

Through a front window I saw the blue light of the running projector, making silhouettes of the children.

Welles, who once dismissed his masterpiece Citizen Kane as “dollar-book Freud,” was nothing if not a projector.

Fox News is on the projector screen, laptops showing the latest results are on the table, and the chicken wings are getting cold.

A huge 35mm film projector, click-clacking in our midst, shines a red rectangle onto a screen.

I am also aware that I may hereby cast a suspicion of the spirit of a wild projector, over the subject of this memoir.

Mercer jumped for the projector, but I was nearer, and in a moment I had flashed it on.

I judged it to be the dynamo or battery from which the projector was supplied with the light‑ray.

And I believed that if we could keep behind it they could not reach us with their larger projector.

The large projector was mounted in the bow beyond the canopy.

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