What is project?

  • (noun): A planned undertaking.
    Synonyms: projection
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on project, projects:

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 ... the short and long term success of the restoration project and the challenges each community overcame during the course of the project ...
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) ... 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 ...
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 – was to be used ... 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 sections of the community and bring them ...
History - Snowy Mountains Scheme
... The range is perhaps 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 character and ...
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) ... In 2012, at the age of 84, he participated in the Red Bull Stratos project as capsule communicator, directing Felix Baumgartner on his record-breaking 39 kilometres (24 mi) freefall ...

More definitions of "project":

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

Famous quotes containing the word project:

    In 1862 the congregation of the church forwarded the church bell to General Beauregard to be melted into cannon, “hoping that its gentle tones, that have so often called us to the House of God, may be transmuted into war’s resounding rhyme to repel the ruthless invader from the beautiful land God, in his goodness, has given us.”
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Oh Death he is a little man,
    And he goes from do’ to do’ ...
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

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