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projection

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of projection

  1. a part that sticks out from the general mass of something filed down all the projections until the surface was smooth Synonyms of projection bunch, convexity, jut, overhang, bulge, protrusion, protuberance, swellWords Related to projection dome; blob, bump, dilatation, gibbosity, hump, knob, knot, knurl, lump, nub, obtrusion, puff, snag, swelling; block, piece, portion, section; enlargement, escalation, expansion, increase; hill, moundNear Antonyms of projection crater, hole, well; basin, bowl, dip, valley; furrow, groove, trench, trough; dimple, gouge, impression, notch, pocketAntonyms of projection cavity, concave, concavity, dent, depression, dint, hollow, indent, indentation, indenture, pit, recess

Synonym Discussion of projection

projection, protrusion, protuberance, bulge mean an extension beyond the normal line or surface. projection implies a jutting out especially at a sharp angle.
    • those projections along the wall are safety hazards
protrusion suggests a thrusting out so that the extension seems a deformity.
    • the bizarre protrusions of a coral reef
protuberance implies a growing or swelling out in rounded form.
    • a skin disease marked by warty protuberances
bulge suggests an expansion caused by internal pressure.
    • bulges in the tile floor


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