- an individual or collaborative enterprise that is carefully planned to achieve a particular aim；a school assignment undertaken by a student or group of students, typically as a long-term task that requires independent research
- estimate or forecast (something) on the basis of present trends or data；plan (a project or undertaking)
verb: project, 3rd person present: projects, gerund or present participle: projecting, past tense: projected, past participle: projected
noun: project, plural noun: projects
- 1. an individual or collaborative enterprise that is carefully planned to achieve a particular aim a research project a nationwide project to encourage business development 同義詞
- ▪ a school assignment undertaken by a student or group of students, typically as a long-term task that requires independent research a history project 同義詞
- ▪ a proposed or planned undertaking the novel undermines its own stated project of telling a story 同義詞
- 2. North American a government-subsidized housing development with relatively low rents her family still lives in the projects
- 1. estimate or forecast (something) on the basis of present trends or data spending was projected at $72 million 同義詞
- ▪ plan (a project or undertaking) in the later 1930s, many new road plans were projected 同義詞
- 2. extend outward beyond something else; protrude I noticed a slip of paper projecting from the book 同義詞
- 3. throw or cause to move forward or outward seeds are projected from the tree 同義詞
- ▪ cause (light, shadow, or an image) to fall on a surface the one light projected shadows on the wall 同義詞
- ▪ cause (a sound, especially the voice) to be heard at a distance being audible depends on your ability to project your voice
- ▪ imagine (oneself, a situation, etc.) as having moved to a different place or time people may be projecting the present into the past
- 4. present or promote (a particular view or image) he strives to project an image of youth 同義詞
- ▪ present (someone or something) in a way intended to create a favorable impression she liked to project herself more as a friend than a doctor
- ▪ display (an emotion or quality) in one's behavior everyone would be amazed that a young girl could project such depths of emotion
- ▪ transfer or attribute one's own emotion or desire to (another person), especially unconsciously men may sometimes project their own fears onto women 同義詞
- 5. draw straight lines from a center of or parallel lines through every point of (a given figure) to produce a corresponding figure on a surface or a line by intersecting the surface.
- ▪ produce (such a corresponding figure).
- 6. make a projection of (the earth, sky, etc.) on a plane surface.