Project

  • (noun): A planned undertaking.
    Synonyms: projection
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on project, projects:

History - Snowy Mountains Scheme
... perhaps 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 character and increased its appreciation for a wide ...
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 ... 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 ...
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) ... After Microsoft acquired FoxPro, 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 ...
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 ... community the short 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 be used consistently ... 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 sections of the community and bring ...

More definitions of "project":

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

Famous quotes containing the word project:

    From a bed in this hotel Seargent S. Prentiss arose in the middle of the night and made a speech in defense of a bedbug that had bitten him. It was heard by a mock jury and judge, and the bedbug was formally acquitted.
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it.
    Andrea Dworkin (b. 1946)

    The trenchant editorials plus the keen rivalry natural to extremely partisan papers made it necessary for the editors to be expert pugilists and duelists as well as journalists. An editor made no assertion that he could not defend with fists or firearms.
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)