Meaning of projective by Wiktionary Dictionary

# projective

- projecting outward
- of, relating to, or caused by a projection
- ( mathematics ) describing those properties of a figure that are invariant upon projection
- projective algebraic manifold
- projective collineation
- projective cone
- projective correlation
- projective differential geometry
- projective frame
- projective general linear group
- projective general orthogonal group
- projective general unitary group
- projective geometry
- projective Hilbert space
- projective identification
- projective line
- projective linear group
- projective module
- projective object
- projective plane
- projective plane dissection
- projective representation
- projective set
- projective space
- projective special orthogonal group
- projective special unitary group
- projective symplectic group
- projective test
- projective texture mapping
- projective transformation
- projective unitary group
- projective variety
- projective vector field
- projectivism

### Etymology

Formed by the suffixation of prōiect- ( the perfect passive participial stem of the Classical Latin prōiciō, whence the English verb project ) with the English -ive; however, compare the post-Classical Latin prōiectīvus ( “relating to purging” ) .