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English term or phrase:backprojection
English translation:back projection
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10:21 Feb 15, 2007
English to English translations [PRO]
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama /
English term or phrase: backprojection
What is it called, where the image is being projected from a projector behind the screen, instead of in front of it?
backprojection?
Charlesp
Sweden
Local time: 04:04
back projection
Explanation:
yes, but two words

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Projection_screen
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Nibus
Local time: 03:04
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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
back projection


Explanation:
yes, but two words

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Projection_screen

Nibus
Local time: 03:04
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jack Doughty: Yes. Backprojection and back-projection are possible but only as adjectives.
3 mins

agree  William [Bill] Gray
7 mins

agree  Tony M: In certain contexts, "rear projection" is also used
1 hr

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
2 hrs

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
4 hrs

agree  John Alphonse
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