[ noun ] any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
"he prepared for great undertakings"
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Research projects as soon as possible on the causes and prevention of dependency and illegitimacy .(The New York Times,...)
`` How many is that , Jim '' ? asked Willie at one stage of his excavation project .(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
RCA_Victor has an ambitious and useful project in a stereo series called `` Adventures in Music '' , which is an instructional record library for elementary_schools .(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
The program came_out of the NBC Special Projects department , and was slotted in the Du_Pont_Show of the Week series .
Perhaps Special Projects necessarily thinks along documentary lines .
[ verb ] communicate vividly
"He projected his feelings"
Used in print(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
In his sculpture therefore it would not be possible for him to project anything of what Jesus felt for his mother ; only what Mary felt for her son .
[ verb ] extend out or project in space
"His sharp nose jutted out" "A single rock stick out from the cliff"
Used in print(The Family Fallout Shelter. Office of Civil and Defence...)
Basement walls that project above the ground should be shielded as shown in the Appendix , page 29 .
[ verb ] transfer from one domain into another, as of ideas and principles
Used in print(The Wall Street Journal,...)
These keys are the working_principles of physics , mathematics and astronomy , principles which are then extrapolated , or projected , to explain phenomena of_which we have little or no direct knowledge .(Modern Maturity, 4:6...)
This gives him the power to form in his mind new image combinations of old memories , ideas and experiences and to project them outside of himself into his environment in new and ever-changing forms .
It has been truly said that anything man can imagine he can produce or create by projecting this inner image into its counterpart in the objective world .
Not_only can man project his imagination out into his environment in concrete forms , but even more importantly , he can turn it inward to help create new and better forms of himself .
So_far in history man has been too greatly over-occupied with projecting things into his environment rather_than first creating the sort_of person who can make the highest use of the things he has created .
[ verb ] project on a screen
"The images are projected onto the screen"
Used in print(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
Physically , a movie is possible because a series of images is projected one at_a_time at such a speed that the eye `` remembers '' the one that has gone before even as it registers the one now appearing .
Each frame comes between the light and the lens and is individually projected on the screen , at the rate , for silent_movies , of 16 frames per second , and , for sound films , 24 frames per second .
[ verb ] present for consideration
Used in print(Committee for Economic Development, Distressed...)
While the U._S. Department_of_Labor has a program of projecting industry and occupational employment trends and publishing current outlook statements , there is little tangible evidence that these projections have been used extensively in local curriculum planning .
[ verb ] make or work out a plan for; devise
"They contrived to murder their boss" design a new sales strategy" "plan an attack"
Used in print(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)
It can project long-range goals for itself .
[ verb ] draw a projection of
Used in print(Norman Kent, "The Watercolor Art of Roy M. Mason"...)
`` When working from one of my sketches I square it up and project its linear form freehand to the watercolor sheet with charcoal .
[ verb ] imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
"I can't see him on horseback!" "I can see what will happen" "I can see a risk in this strategy"