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Some articles on project, projects:

Microsoft Access - History - Project Cirrus
... After the Omega project was scrapped, some of its developers were assigned to the Cirrus project (most were assigned to the team which created Visual Basic) ... acquired FoxPro, there were rumors that the Microsoft project might get replaced with it, but the company decided to develop them in parallel ... It was assumed that the project would make use of Extensible Storage Engine (Jet Blue) but, in the end, only support for Microsoft Jet Database Engine (Jet Red) was provided ...
History - Snowy Mountains Scheme
... best known for the Snowy Mountains Scheme, a project to dam the Snowy River, providing both water for irrigation and hydroelectricity ... The project began in 1949 employing a hundred thousand men, two-thirds of whom came from thirty other countries during the post-World War II years ... Socially this project symbolises a period during which Australia became an ethnic "melting pot" of the twentieth century but which also changed Australia's ...
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina - One of America's Best Restored Beaches
... Coastal engineers began the project in 2001 and provided high-quality sand for the beach and created a deeper channel for boaters ... brings to its community the short and long term success of the restoration project and the challenges each community overcame during the course of the project ...
Joseph Kittinger
... He is most famous for his participation in Project Manhigh and Project Excelsior, in 1960 setting the record longest skydive, from a height greater than 31 kilometres (19 mi) ...
Robert Lenkiewicz - Vagrancy Project
... The Vagrancy Project consisted of several dozen paintings of vagrants and a large book of notes written by the dossers themselves and those involved in their 'care' and control ... The format of the 'Project' – combining thematically linked paintings with the publication of research notes and the collected observations of the sitters ... Projects such as Mental Handicap (1976), Old Age (1979) and Death (1982) followed the one on vagrancy as Lenkiewicz continued to examine the lives of ostracised, hidden ...

More definitions of "project":

  • (verb): Communicate vividly.
    Example: "He projected his feelings"
  • (verb): Transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another.
  • (verb): Present for consideration.
    Synonyms: propose
  • (verb): Cause to be heard.
    Example: "His voice projects well"
  • (verb): Throw, send, or cast forward.
    Example: "Project a missile"
    Synonyms: send off
  • (noun): A planned undertaking.
    Synonyms: projection
  • (verb): Draw a projection of.
  • (verb): Project on a screen.
    Example: "The images are projected onto the screen"

Famous quotes containing the word project:

    She cannot love,
    Nor take no shape nor project of affection,
    She is so self-endeared.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    They had their fortunes to make, everything to gain and nothing to lose. They were schooled in and anxious for debates; forcible in argument; reckless and brilliant. For them it was but a short and natural step from swaying juries in courtroom battles over the ownership of land to swaying constituents in contests for office. For the lawyer, oratory was the escalator that could lift a political candidate to higher ground.
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    If we should swap a good library for a second-rate stump speech and not ask for boot, it would be thoroughly in tune with our hearts. For deep within each of us lies politics. It is our football, baseball, and tennis rolled into one. We enjoy it; we will hitch up and drive for miles in order to hear and applaud the vitriolic phrases of a candidate we have already reckoned we’ll vote against.
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)