Meaning of PROJECTION in English
( n. )
The representation of something; delineation; plan; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane, or such a delineation as would result were the chief points of the object thrown forward upon the plane, each in the direction of a line drawn through it from a given point of sight, or central point; as, the projection of a sphere. The several kinds of projection differ according to the assumed point of sight and plane of projection in each.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012