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.
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)]