from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Extending outward; projecting.
- adj. Relating to or made by projection.
- adj. Mathematics Designating a property of a geometric figure that does not vary when the figure undergoes projection.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. projecting outward
- adj. of, relating to, or caused by a projection
- adj. describing those properties of a figure that are invariant upon projection
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Produced by projection.
- In geometry, relating to incidences and coincidences; not metrical: as, a projective theorem or property.
- Capable, as two plane figures, of being derived from one another by a number of projections and sections.
Back to the grown-ups, the idea of projective identification is that Clem, unable to bear his own anger and aggression, stokes it in Marie.
This idea invites projection like few others -- and something Kleinian analysts call projective identification.
They are related to so called projective sets of real numbers and finite sequences of real numbers.
The Karmarkar method starts in the inside of the polytope, then uses a technique called projective geometry to warp the whole structure, again and again, in effect changing the shape of the polytope, over and over, until the best solution is achieved.
The mother-son relationship appeared to be primarily a symbiotic attachment, characterized by projective identification, hostility, and rejection.
After the spheres, the next important spaces which arise from En by a suitable addition of points at infinity are so-called projective spaces; we will speak only of
They have something called projective empathy, according to these tapes, and they can use it to make you feel anything they want you to feel.
It should be distinctly understood that none of these new seedlings have borne fruit, but by what may be termed the projective efficiency of the pedigree I am satisfied that some of them will be valuable.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
This relationship actually forms the basis for a branch of geometry called projective geometry and was discovered in 1648 by Gérard Desargues (1591-1661).
"projective" -- simply there, outside, in the environment; it has become what we call "subjective."
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