something that is contemplated, devised, or planned; plan; scheme.
a large or major undertaking, especially one involving considerable money, personnel, and equipment.
a specific task of investigation, especially in scholarship.
Education. a supplementary, long-term educational assignment necessitating personal initiative, undertaken by an individual student or a group of students.
Often, projects. housing project.
verb (used with object), project
to propose, contemplate, or plan.
to throw, cast, or impel forward or onward.
to set forth or calculate (some future thing):
They projected the building costs for the next five years.
to throw or cause to fall upon a surface or into space, as a ray of light or a shadow.
to cause (a figure or image) to appear, as on a background.
to regard (something within the mind, as a feeling, thought, or attitude) as having some form of reality outside the mind:
He projected a thrilling picture of the party’s future.
to cause to jut out or protrude.
to throw forward an image of (a figure or the like) by straight lines or rays, either parallel, converging, or diverging, that pass through all its points and reproduce it on another surface or figure.
to transform the points (of one figure) into those of another by a correspondence between points.
to present (an idea, program, etc.) for consideration or action:
They made every effort to project the notion of world peace.
to use (one’s voice, gestures, etc.) forcefully enough to be perceived at a distance, as by all members of the audience in a theater.
to communicate clearly and forcefully (one’s thoughts, personality, role, etc.) to an audience, as in a theatrical performance; produce a compelling image of.
to cause (the voice) to appear to come from a source other than oneself, as in ventriloquism; throw.
verb (used without object), project
to extend or protrude beyond something else.
to use one’s voice forcefully enough to be heard at a distance, as in a theater.
to produce a clear impression of one’s thoughts, personality, role, etc., in an audience; communicate clearly and forcefully.
Psychology. to ascribe one’s own feelings, thoughts, or attitudes to others.
a proposal, scheme, or design
a task requiring considerable or concerted effort, such as one by students
the subject of such a task
(US) short for housing project
(transitive) to propose or plan
(transitive) to predict; estimate; extrapolate: we can project future needs on the basis of the current birth rate
(transitive) to throw or cast forwards
to jut or cause to jut out
(transitive) to send forth or transport in the imagination: to project oneself into the future
(transitive) to cause (an image) to appear on a surface
to cause (one’s voice) to be heard clearly at a distance
(intransitive) (esp of a child) to believe that others share one’s subjective mental life
to impute to others (one’s hidden desires and impulses), esp as a means of defending oneself Compare introject
(transitive) (geometry) to draw a projection of
(intransitive) to communicate effectively, esp to a large gathering
project proj·ect (prŏj’kt’, -ĭkt)
A plan or proposal; a scheme.
An undertaking requiring concerted effort.
v. (prə-jěkt’) pro·ject·ed, pro·ject·ing, pro·jects
To extend forward or out; jut out:
To cause an image to appear on a surface.
In psychology, to externalize and attribute something, such as an emotion, to someone or something else.
- Subpubic angle
subpubic angle sub·pu·bic angle (sŭb-pyōō’bĭk) n. The angle formed by the inferior rami of the pubic bones. Also called pubic angle.
noun, Heraldry. 1. one of the quarterings of a grand quarter.
[suhb-kwawr-ter-lee, -kwaw-] /sʌbˈkwɔr tər li, -ˈkwɔ-/ adverb, Heraldry. 1. as one of the quarterings of a grand quarter: a coat of arms borne subquarterly.