AskDefine | Define projecting

Dictionary Definition

projecting 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" [syn: jutting, projected, protruding, sticking(p), sticking out(p)]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Sticking out.
    I caught and tore my coat on the projecting nail.
  2. Giving an outward appearance, in order to avoid a direct connection or to disguise or inflate the real essence.



  1. present participle of project

Extensive Definition

Projection can be any of:
projecting in German: Projektion
projecting in Esperanto: Projekcio
projecting in French: Projection
projecting in Hebrew: הטלה
projecting in Italian: Proiezione
projecting in Dutch: Projectie
projecting in Japanese: 投影式
projecting in Polish: Projekcja
projecting in Portuguese: Projeção
projecting in Russian: Проекция
projecting in Simple English: Projection
projecting in Finnish: Projektio
projecting in Slovenian: Projekcija
projecting in Swedish: Projektion
projecting in Turkish: İzdüşüm

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