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Notice the same effect with a movie or slide projector. Schneider, Hermann & Schneider, Leo The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)They can watch films on a small projector that beams an image onto the wall. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The film projector was heading for the skip and between us we saved it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So we put a leaf of the thistle in our beam projector and broadcast it to the field. Thompkins, Peter, Bird, Christopher Secrets of the Soil (1990)He bought her a film projector and tried to design a game she could play with one hand. Amanda Mackenzie Stuart Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)In a dark gallery, a whirring projector throws a beam of light onto a waiting screen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How Use a projector to cast the enlarged image onto a wall and trace its outline before painting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A step beyond a single slide projector is to link two together with a fade control. Freeman, Michael Photographers Handbook (1993)On the back wall there was a large gilt picture frame; a projector played banned films on its blank canvas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a button on a cable protruding from the bug, like a weather man might have on his slide projector. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The whole family was thrilled to discover a projector, screen and box of home movies, and held an impromptu film show. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'projector'

British English: projector /prəˈdʒɛktə/ NOUN
A projector is a machine that uses light to make films or slides appear on a screen or wall.
...a slide projector.
  • American English: projector
  • Arabic: جِهَازٌ لِعَرْض
  • Brazilian Portuguese: projetor
  • Chinese: 放映机
  • Croatian: projektor
  • Czech: projektor
  • Danish: fremviser
  • Dutch: projector
  • European Spanish: proyector
  • Finnish: kuvanheitin
  • French: projecteur cinéma
  • German: Projektor
  • Greek: μηχάνημα προβολής
  • Italian: proiettore
  • Japanese: プロジェクター
  • Korean: 프로젝터
  • Norwegian: fremviser
  • Polish: projektor
  • European Portuguese: projetor
  • Romanian: proiector
  • Russian: проектор
  • Spanish: proyector
  • Swedish: projektor
  • Thai: เครื่องฉายแผ่นสไลด์
  • Turkish: projektör
  • Ukrainian: проектор
  • Vietnamese: máy chiếu

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