# Convex vs Projection - What's the difference?

convex | projection |

## As nouns the difference between

is that

## As an adjective

is curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle.

curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle
* Whewell
(mathematics, not comparable, of a set) arranged such that for any two points in the set, a straight line between the two points is contained within the set.
(geometry, not comparable, of a polygon) having no internal angles greater than 180 degrees.
(functional analysis, not comparable, of a real-valued function on the reals) having an epigraph which is a convex set.
Any convex body or surface.
* Tickell
Something which projects, protrudes, juts out, sticks out, or stands out.
The action of projecting]] or throwing or [[propel, propelling something.
The display of an image by devices such as movie projector, video projector, overhead projector or slide projector.
A forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation
(psychology) A belief or assumption that others have similar thoughts and experiences as oneself
(photography) The image that a translucent object casts onto another object.
(cartography) Any of several systems of intersecting lines that allow the curved surface of the earth to be represented on a flat surface. The set of mathematics used to calculate coordinate positions.
(geometry) An image of an object on a surface of fewer dimensions.
(linear algebra) An idempotent linear transformation which maps vectors from a vector space onto a subspace.
(mathematics) A transformation which extracts a fragment of a mathematical object.
(category theory) A morphism from a categorical product to one of its (two) components.

## As nouns the difference between **convex** and **projection**

is that **convex**is any convex body or surface while

**projection**is something which projects, protrudes, juts out, sticks out, or stands out.

## As an adjective **convex**

is curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle. # convex

## English

### Adjective

(*en adjective*)

*Drops of water naturally form themselves into figures with a***convex**surface.

#### Antonyms

* concave#### Derived terms

* convex combination * convex set### Noun

(*es*)

*Half heaven's***convex**glitters with the flame.

#### References

* ----# projection

## English

### Noun

(*en noun*)

*The face of the cliff had many***projections**which are big enough for birds to nest on.

#### Synonyms

* (*something which sticks out*) protuberance

#### Derived terms

* * astral projection * axonometric projection * dimetric projection * graphical projection * oblique projection * orthographic projection * parallel projection * perspective projection * projective * isometric projection * trimetric projection### External links

* (*"projection" on Wikipedia*)