What does the word projection mean?

Usage examples for projection

  1. The vessel was still flying towards the rugged line of cliffs, which were now visible along the whole horizon, the great projection on the left being their culminating point. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. It was in the same wall with the fireplace, but did not seem formed by the projection of the chimney, for it did not go to the ceiling. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  3. For it would indicate that beauty might be, after all, but the projection of my own mind- the name I gave to a harmony between that around me and that within me. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald