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proj·ect

 (prŏj′ĕkt′, -ĭkt)
n.
1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort: a community cleanup project; a government-funded irrigation project.
2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something. See Synonyms at plan.
4. also projects A housing project.
v. pro·ject (prə-jĕkt′) pro·ject·ed, pro·ject·ing, pro·jects
v.tr.
1. To thrust outward or forward: project one's jaw in defiance.
2. To throw forward; hurl: project an arrow.
3. To send out into space; cast: project a light beam.
4. To cause (an image) to appear on a surface by the controlled direction of light: projected the slide onto a screen.
5. Mathematics To produce (a projection).
6. To direct (one's voice) so as to be heard clearly at a distance.
7. Psychology To externalize and attribute (an emotion or motive, for example) unconsciously to someone or something else in order to avoid anxiety.
8. To convey an impression of to an audience or to others: a posture that projects defeat.
9. To form a plan or intention for: project a new business enterprise.
10. To calculate, estimate, or predict (something in the future), based on present data or trends: projecting next year's expenses.
v.intr.
1. To extend forward or out; jut out: beams that project beyond the eaves. See Synonyms at bulge.
2. To direct one's voice so as to be heard clearly at a distance.

[Middle English projecte, from Latin prōiectum, projecting structure, from neuter past participle of prōicere, to throw out : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·ject′a·ble adj.

projecting

(prəˈdʒɛktɪŋ)
adj
jutting or sticking out

projecting

  • ledgit - A label or memo slip projecting from a book's pages.
  • broach - Comes from Latin brocchus/broccus, "projecting."
  • eminent - Can mean "projecting, protruding" and is based on Latin eminere, "project."
  • eaves - Its etymological meaning is "going over the edge, projecting."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.projecting - extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary; "the jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"
protrusive - thrusting outward

projecting

Translations

projecting

[prəˈdʒektɪŋ] ADJ [nail, branch] → saliente; [cheekbones] → marcado, prominente; [teeth] → salido, hacia fuera

projecting

[prəˈdʒɛktɪŋ] adjsporgente
References in classic literature ?
Occasionally we would strike our heads against some projecting limb of a tree; and while imprudently engaged in rubbing the injured part, would fall sprawling amongst filthy fragments, cutting and bruising ourselves, whilst the unpitying waters flowed over our prostrate bodies.
Standing on a projecting rock, he played several tunes in the hope that the fish, attracted by his melody, would of their own accord dance into his net, which he had placed below.
I half turned, keeping my eyes fixed upon the cylinder still, from which other tentacles were now projecting, and began pushing my way back from the edge of the pit.