Project Pro*ject", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Projected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Projecting}.] [Cf. OF. projecter, F. projeter.] [1913 Webster] 1. To throw or cast forward; to shoot forth. [1913 Webster]

Before his feet herself she did project. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Behold! th' ascending villas on my side Project long shadows o'er the crystal tide. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To cast forward or revolve in the mind; to contrive; to devise; to scheme; as, to project a plan. [1913 Webster]

What sit then projecting peace and war? --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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