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