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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·ject v. t. [imp. & p. p. Projected; p. pr. & vb. n. Projecting.]
 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) 2.0

      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)]