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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Project \Pro*ject"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Projected; p. pr. &
vb. n. Projecting.] [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.]
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) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: 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,
projecting, protruding, relieved, sticking(p),
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
82 Moby Thesaurus words for "projected":
advised, aimed, aimed at, approaching, arranged, blueprinted,
calculated, charted, coming, conscious, considered, contemplated,
contrived, deliberate, deliberated, designed, desired, destinal,
destined, determined, devised, emergent, envisaged, envisioned,
eventual, extrapolated, fatal, fated, fatidic, figured,
forthcoming, future, futuristic, hereafter, hoped-for, imminent,
in the works, intended, intentional, knowing, later, meant,
meditated, methodized, nearing, of design, on the agenda,
on the anvil, on the calendar, on the carpet, on the docket,
on the tapis, organized, planned, plotted, predicted, probable,
prophesied, proposed, prospective, purposed, purposeful, purposive,
rationalized, scheduled, schematized, set, shaped, strategetic,
strategic, studied, sur le tapis, systematized, tactical,
teleological, to come, to-be, ultimate, voluntary, willful,
witting, worked out
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