What is project?

  • (verb): Throw, send, or cast forward.
    Example: "Project a missile"
    Synonyms: send off
    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 ... and long term success of the restoration project and the challenges each community overcame during the course of the project ...
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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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) ... 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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "project":

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

Famous quotes containing the word project:

    Although I mean it, and project the meaning
    As hard as I can into its brushed-metal surface,
    It cannot, in this deteriorating climate, pick up
    Where I leave off.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Music is so much a part of their daily lives that if an Indian visits another reservation one of the first questions asked on his return is: “What new songs did you learn?”
    —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)