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  2  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  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"  [syn:  {jutting},  {projected}, 
  {protruding},  {sticking(p)},  {sticking  out(p)}] 

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