projecting

[ noun proj-ekt, -ikt; verb pruh-jekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF projecting

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROJECTING

AND now we had climbed to the summit of the projecting cliff.

The bare feet, projecting beyond the mattress, still danced on.

The projecting machine was substantially like the "taking" camera and was so used.

The roots were worn down and the projecting stones had been removed.

He strode on squarely under the projecting brim of an ancient Panama hat.

It must have a projecting edge at the front and ends, to receive the clamps.

A projecting piece of wood caught his foot, and he staggered and lost time.

An operation had been performed, and the projecting bone cut off.

Projecting from the surface of the bronze globe was a little silver tower.

In this case the projecting leg is perpendicular to the roof.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "a plan, draft, scheme," from Latin proiectum "something thrown forth," noun use of neuter of proiectus, past participle of proicere "stretch out, throw forth," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + combining form of iacere (past participle iactus) "to throw" (see jet (v.)).

Meaning "scheme, proposal, mental plan" is from c.1600. Meaning "group of low-rent apartment buildings" first recorded 1935, American English, short for housing project (1932). Related: Projects. Project manager attested from 1913.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROJECTING

hanging

adjectivedangling
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