noun Date: 1922 one that makes projections: as a. cartographer b. a person who operates a motion-picture projector or television equipment

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  • projectionist — /preuh jek sheuh nist/, n. 1. an operator of a motion picture or slide projector. 2. a person who makes projections, esp. a cartographer. [1920 25; PROJECTION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

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  • projectionist — pro|jec|tion|ist [ prə dʒekʃənıst ] noun count someone whose job is to operate a PROJECTOR at a movie theater …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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