rear projection

  1. the projection of filmed action or stills on a translucent screen in front of which actors are lit and filmed: used to simulate an outdoor or location background in the studio.

Origin of rear projection

First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby rear projection Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rear projection in a sentence

  • A huge rear-projection screen behind him visualized each thought uttered.

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