Definition of projector
3 : an imagined line from an object to a surface along which projection takes place
Recent Examples of projector from the Web
KOCE The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tina Fey; Alessandro Nivola; Dirty Projectors and Dawn perform.
Charles Harbutt, a photographer and former president of Magnum, rigged up a slot machine to three slide projectors for a 1969 exhibition in New York.
The world's smallest video projector, the Fujix can display a big image – up to 40 inches diagonally.
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First Known Use of projector
PROJECTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of projector for English Language Learners
: a machine that projects a movie or picture onto a screen
PROJECTOR Defined for Kids
Definition of projector for Students
: a machine for producing images on a screen
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