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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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. projecting(Adjective)

    Sticking out.

    I caught and tore my coat on the projecting nail.

  2. projecting(Adjective)

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

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. Patek Philippe Chairman Thierry Stern:

    When you are buy a Patek Philippe, you buy a timeless piece of art, it would be as if you told people to no longer buy paintings but TV screens projecting the image of a painting.

  2. 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.

  3. Vanguelis Panayotis:

    France has been projecting very violent images to the outside world for 18 months now, the impact on business is going to be large. It's tough, because France is just coming out of a successful Euro (soccer) tournament, and the feeling of insecurity had receded.

  4. Simon Gleave:

    It is very possible that Japan could have their best Games in terms of medals, we are projecting them only one medal below that, but with six months to go this could certainly change.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    EVERYONE considers themselves to be wise, so NONE needs ANYONE's advice and SOMEONE who speaks OFTEN with the word like 'Your', 'Yourself' and 'YOU' in voice or thoughts is just preaching and projecting own self to be nice to the people by being an ADVISER only.

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