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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Project  \Pro*ject"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Projected};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Projecting}.]  [Cf.  OF  projecter,  F.  projeter.] 
  1.  To  throw  or  cast  forward;  to  shoot  forth. 
 
  Before  his  feet  herself  she  did  project.  --Spenser. 
 
  Behold!  th'  ascending  villas  on  my  side  Project  long 
  shadows  o'er  the  crystal  tide.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  cast  forward  or  revolve  in  the  mind;  to  contrive;  to 
  devise;  to  scheme;  as  to  project  a  plan 
 
  What  sit  then  projecting  peace  and  war?  --Milton. 
 
  3.  (Persp.)  To  draw  or  exhibit,  as  the  form  of  anything  to 
  delineate;  as  to  project  a  sphere,  a  map,  an  ellipse,  and 
  the  like  --  sometimes  with  on  upon  into  etc.;  as  to 
  project  a  line  or  point  upon  a  plane.  See  {Projection},  4. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Project  \Proj"ect\  (?;  277),  n.  [OF.  project,  F.  projet,  fr  L. 
  projectus  p.  p.  of  projicere  to  project;  pro  forward  + 
  jacere  to  throw.  See  {Jet}  a  shooting  forth,  and  cf 
  {Projet}.] 
  1.  The  place  from  which  a  thing  projects,  or  starts  forth. 
  [Obs.]  --Holland. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  projected  or  designed;  something  intended  or 
  devised;  a  scheme;  a  design;  a  plan 
 
  Vented  much  policy,  and  projects  deep.  --Milton. 
 
  Projects  of  happiness  devised  by  human  reason. 
  --Rogers. 
 
  He  entered  into  the  project  with  his  customary 
  ardor.  --Prescott. 
 
  3.  An  idle  scheme;  an  impracticable  design;  as  a  man  given 
  to  projects. 
 
  Syn:  Design;  scheme;  plan  purpose. 
 
  Usage:  {Project},  {Design}.  A  project  is  something  of  a 
  practical  nature  thrown  out  for  consideration  as  to 
  its  being  done  A  design  is  a  project  when  matured  and 
  settled,  as  a  thing  to  be  accomplished.  An  ingenious 
  man  has  many  projects,  but  if  governed  by  sound 
  sense  will  be  slow  in  forming  them  into  designs.  See 
  also  {Scheme}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Project  \Pro*ject"\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  shoot  forward;  to  extend  beyond  something  else;  to  be 
  prominent;  to  jut;  as  the  cornice  projects;  branches 
  project  from  the  tree. 
 
  2.  To  form  a  project;  to  scheme.  [R.]  --Fuller. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  project 
  n  1:  any  piece  of  work  [syn:  {undertaking},  {task},  {labor}] 
  2:  a  planned  undertaking  [syn:  {projection}] 
  3:  a  school  task  requiring  considerable  effort  [syn:  {classroom 
  project}] 
  v  1:  communicate  vividly;  "He  projected  his  feelings" 
  2:  jut  out  or  project  in  space  [syn:  {stick  out},  {protrude},  {jut 
  out}] 
  3:  transfer  from  one  domain  into  another,  as  of  ideas  and 
  principles 
  4:  project  on  a  screen;  "The  images  are  projected  onto  the 
  screen" 
  5:  cause  to  be  heard;  "His  voice  projects  well" 
  6:  draw  a  projection  of 
  7:  make  or  work  out  a  plan  for  devise;  "They  contrived  to 
  murder  their  boss";  design  a  new  sales  strategy";  "plan  an 
  attack"  [syn:  {plan},  {contrive},  {design}] 
  8:  present  for  consideration  [syn:  {propose}] 
  9:  imagine;  see  in  one's  mind;  "I  can't  see  him  on  horseback!" 
  "I  can  see  what  will  happen"  [syn:  {visualize},  {envision}, 
  {fancy},  {see},  {figure},  {picture},  {image}] 
  10:  put  or  send  forth;  "She  threw  the  flashlight  beam  into  the 
  corner";  "The  setting  sun  threw  long  shadows";  "cast  a 
  spell";  "cast  a  warm  light"  [syn:  {cast},  {contrive},  {throw}] 
  11:  throw,  send  or  cast  forward;  "project  a  missile"  [syn:  {send 
  off}] 
  12:  regard  as  objective;  in  psychology  [syn:  {externalize}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  PROJECT 
 
  Subsystem  of  ICES.  Sammet  1969,  p.616. 
 
 




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