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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jutting, projected, projecting, protruding, relieved, sticking(p), sticking out(p)adjective

    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"


  1. projectingadjective

    Sticking out.

    I caught and tore my coat on the projecting nail.

  2. projectingadjective

    Giving an outward appearance, in order to avoid a direct connection or to disguise or inflate the real essence.


  1. projecting

    Projecting refers to the act of applying or transferring one's thoughts, emotions, expectations or traits onto situations or individuals, often unconsciously. This psychological mechanism is usually used to cope with feelings of guilt, blame or discomfort. Projecting can also refer to making predictions or plans about the future based on current data or trends. Additionally, in the field of geometry and film, projecting refers to displaying an image or a figure onto a surface.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Projecting

    of Project

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of projecting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of projecting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of projecting in a Sentence

  1. Julie Castle:

    Unfortunately, were alreadyseeing the early signs of the economic ramifications around COVID-19, such as people losing their jobs or housing and having urgent surrender needs, we are projecting that this is probably the bigger, longer-term threat.

  2. Doris Meissner:

    If 400,000 (deportations) is the most the system has been able to produce when it was really working with a hyper focus, then projecting that out to 11 million, you would have substantial costs.

  3. Jeavon Lolay:

    Most people don't understand what has spooked markets. It's up to economic data now to demonstrate that markets have gone overboard in projecting very low inflation, one reason is probably that markets don't believe the response from policymakers is adequate.

  4. Jen Psakion Tuesdaytold reporters:

    Obviously the president looks forward to speaking to a joint session, we just don’t have a date yet for when that will be and obviously it will look different because of COVID and because we want to be safe and project that the safety and our responsibility of projecting that to the American public.

  5. Wash Westmoreland:

    We knew she'd be able to master the difficult transitions and projecting the high intelligence and going through the emotional rawness of the end, we knew she was the one.

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    a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    A rapture
    B perusal
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