overhead projector

noun

Definition of overhead projector 

: a projector for projecting onto a vertical screen magnified images of graphic material on a horizontal transparency illuminated from below

called also overhead

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The 2014 fire started below the library, when an overhead projector ignited solvent in a student’s artwork, and destroyed much of the interior’s western half. Yonette Joseph, New York Times, "Glasgow Jewel Goes Up in Flames for Second Time in 4 Years," 16 June 2018 The overhead projector lit up the classroom’s screen with his image of the muscular crime fighter, who wears a blue lucha libre mask and an outfit with the green, white and red colors of the Mexican flag. Ryan Faughnder, latimes.com, "Movie studio seeks a behind-the-scenes role in L.A. schools to help fix Hollywood's inclusion problem," 29 June 2018 The questioning is polite yet aggressive, surprising witnesses with its precision and often accompanied by evidence – including text messages and emails – displayed on a large old-fashioned overhead projector. Anchorage Daily News, "‘Buckle up’: As Mueller probe enters second year, Trump and allies go on war footing," 14 May 2018 The questioning is polite yet aggressive, surprising witnesses with its precision and often accompanied by evidence – including text messages and emails – displayed on a large old-fashioned overhead projector. Anchorage Daily News, "‘Buckle up’: As Mueller probe enters second year, Trump and allies go on war footing," 14 May 2018 The questioning is polite yet aggressive, surprising witnesses with its precision and often accompanied by evidence – including text messages and emails – displayed on a large old-fashioned overhead projector. Anchorage Daily News, "‘Buckle up’: As Mueller probe enters second year, Trump and allies go on war footing," 14 May 2018 The questioning is polite yet aggressive, surprising witnesses with its precision and often accompanied by evidence – including text messages and emails – displayed on a large old-fashioned overhead projector. Anchorage Daily News, "‘Buckle up’: As Mueller probe enters second year, Trump and allies go on war footing," 14 May 2018 The questioning is polite yet aggressive, surprising witnesses with its precision and often accompanied by evidence — including text messages and emails — displayed on a large old-fashioned overhead projector. chicagotribune.com, "'Buckle up': As Mueller probe enters second year, Trump and allies go on war footing," 14 May 2018 The questioning is polite yet aggressive, surprising witnesses with its precision and often accompanied by evidence – including text messages and emails – displayed on a large old-fashioned overhead projector. Anchorage Daily News, "‘Buckle up’: As Mueller probe enters second year, Trump and allies go on war footing," 14 May 2018

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1938, in the meaning defined above

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overhead projector

noun

English Language Learners Definition of overhead projector

: a device that shows information or pictures on a wall or screen by shining a light through a sheet with the information or pictures on it

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