A community cleanup project; a government-funded irrigation project.
Project an arrow.
Project a light beam.
Projected the slide onto a screen.
A posture that projects defeat.
Project a new business enterprise.
Projecting next year's expenses.
Beams that project beyond the eaves.
- A special unit of work, research, etc., as in a school, a laboratory, etc.
- An extensive public undertaking, as in conservation, construction, etc.
To project oneself into the future.
A man given to projects.
An example of project is to use a light to cast an image on a screen.
An example of project means to estimate a company's potential earnings for the year.
An example of project is an experiment for the school science fair.
Project one's jaw in defiance.
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Origin of project
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Noun from Latin prōiectum (“projection"), from prōiectus, perfect passive participle of prōiciō (“throw forth, extend; expel").