# Orientation vs Projection - What's the difference?

orientation | projection |

## As nouns the difference between

is that

(uncountable) The act of orienting or the state of being oriented.
(uncountable) A position relative to compass bearings
(uncountable) The construction of a Christian church to have its aisle in an east-west direction with the altar at the east end
(countable) An inclination, tendency or direction
(countable) The ability to orient
(countable) An adjustment to a new environment
(countable) An introduction to a (new) environment
(typography, countable) The direction of print across the page; landscape or portrait
(mathematics, countable) The choice of which ordered bases are "positively" oriented and which are "negatively" oriented on a real vector space
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 **orientation** and **projection**

is that **orientation**is (uncountable) the act of orienting or the state of being oriented while

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

# orientation

## English

(*wikipedia orientation*)

### Noun

#### Antonyms

* disorientation#### Derived terms

* orientational * orientation course * reorientation * sexual orientation# 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*)