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 for projecting
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.]
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     1. To throw or cast forward; to shoot forth.
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              Before his feet herself she did project. --Spenser.
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              Behold! th' ascending villas on my side
              Project long shadows o'er the crystal tide. --Pope.
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     2. To cast forward or revolve in the mind; to contrive; to
        devise; to scheme; as, to project a plan.
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              What sit then projecting peace and war? --Milton.
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     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.
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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),
             sticking out(p)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "projecting":
     beetle, beetle-browed, beetling, bold, eminent, emissile,
     excrescent, excrescential, extruding, impendent, impending,
     incumbent, jutting, lowering, outstanding, overhanging, overhung,
     pending, prognathous, prominent, protrudent, protruding,
     protrusile, protrusive, protuberant, protuberating, salient,

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