Synonyms of 'projection'
1 forecastDictionary, estimate, reckoning
the company's sales projections for the next year
He delivered his election forecast.
This figure is five times the original estimate.
By my reckoning we were seven or eight kilometres away.
He was unwilling to make a prediction for the coming year.
He made a quick calculation on a scrap of paper.
estimations of pre-tax profits of £12.5 million
2 protrusionDictionary, shelf, ridge
3 planDictionary, map, outline
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A blueprint of an architect's building plans or a designer's pattern is a photographic print consisting of white lines on a blue background. Blueprints contain all of the information that is needed to build or make something.
The documents contain a blueprint for a nuclear device.
Bulges are lumps that stick out from a surface which is otherwise flat or smooth.
Why won't those bulges on your hips and thighs go?
Thesaurus for projection from the Collins English Thesaurus
A projection is an estimate of a future amount.