Projector

A projector or image projector is an optical device that projects an image (or moving images) onto a surface, commonly a projection screen. Most projectors create an image by shining a light through a small transparent lens, but some newer types of projectors can project the image directly, by using lasers. A virtual retinal display, or retinal pr...
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Projector

• (n.) An optical instrument for projecting a picture upon a screen, as by a magic lantern or by an instrument for projecting (by reflection instead of transmission of light) a picture of an opaque object, as photographs, picture post-cards, insects, etc., in the colors of the object itself. In this latter form the projection is accomplished b...
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projector

noun an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen
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Projector

[patent] ==History== In English, projectors were people with projects, planned endeavors, envisioning Futures techniques#Visioning their objectives. Originally, a project was a plan of something, or the place from which a thing projects, not to the act of actually carrying this plan out, so something performed in accordance with a project b...
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Projector

Pro·jec'tor noun An optical instrument for projecting a picture upon a screen, as by a magic lantern or by an instrument for projecting (by reflection instead of transmission of light) a picture of an opaque object, as photographs, picture post-cards, insects, etc., in the colors of the object itself. In ...
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Projector

Pro·ject'or noun [ Confer French projeteur .] One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes. L'Estrange.
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Projector

A video display device that projects a large image onto a physically separate screen. The projector is typically placed on a table, or ceiling-mounted. Projectors, sometimes referred to as front-projection systems, can display images up to 10 feet across, or larger. Old-fashioned large, expensive CRT-based projectors have been replaced by compact, ...
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projector

Apparatus that projects a picture on to a screen. In a slide projector, a lamp shines a light through the photographic slide or transparency, and a projection lens throws an enlarged image of the slide onto the screen. A film projector has similar optics, but incorporates a mechanism that advances the film and then holds it still while light is tra...
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Projector

Apparatus used to display enlarged still or moving images on to a screen.
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projector

device for transferring photographic and other images in an enlarged form onto a viewing screen. All types of projectors employ a light source and a ... [6 related articles]
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projector

luminaire using reflection and/or refraction to increase the luminous intensity within a limited solid angle
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projector

One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes. An optical instrument which projects an image from a transparency onto a projection screen or other surface, using an intense light and one or more lenses to focus the image. Slide projector; movie projector. Overhead projector. ... Origin: Cf. F. Projeteur. ...
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Projector

The piece of post-production equipment that is used to enlarge and emit recorded images on a beam of light in quick succession so as to create the illusion of movement. (See `persistence of vision.`) Vast improvements and styles of projectors have changed through the years but the essential parts and machinations of a projector remain consistent. F...
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projector

[n] - an optical device for projecting a beam of light 2. [n] - an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen
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