Translation of project in Spanish:

project

proyecto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈprɑdʒˌɛkt//ˈprɒdʒɛkt/

noun

  • 1

    (scheme)
    proyecto masculine
    • In the meantime, it is not possible to say when individual projects will proceed to tender and construction.
    • Other collaborative international projects have been less successful.
    • Pearson and Neyman agreed to undertake a joint research project in June 1926, just before Neyman left for Paris.
    • Major infrastructural development projects are funded by the compact and by international aid.
    • Japan supports a broad range of carefully planned projects, including mine-clearing, both for security and to provide jobs.
    • Contract Chemicals undertook a collaborative research project with York University to develop a new range of environmentally-friendly catalysts.
    • He initiated large-scale development projects, mainly with money borrowed from other countries.
    • The project is one of the first collaborative projects to be carried out with foreign partners in the Western Balkans since the end of conflict.
    • His Holiness, however, with energy and determination, guided the project to fruition.
    • Only greed or mismanagement can mar this worthwhile project now.
    • A group of professionals plans to launch an ambitious training project aimed at disadvantaged and disabled people.
    • For decades, only small-scale pilot projects have been funded.
    • The internal resources of our commercial ports are not sufficient in general to fund large-scale infrastructure projects.
    • I hope she finds herself in more worthwhile projects in the future.
    • Asylum seekers in Swindon have completed a unique project aimed at helping them teach sport to children.
    • The pre-production team works on several exciting projects for clients, besides in-house productions.
    • To address this concern the IRS launched a pilot project for the 2003 tax year.
    • While seeking to collaborate together in individual projects where appropriate, there are no plans for other church departments to combine.
    • The income from poster sales will be used for the ongoing environmental projects in the areas around the lagoon.
    • Many thanks indeed to the people who have brought this project to fruition.
  • 2

    School University
    trabajo masculine
    • Many students in high schools and colleges access the Net for inputs and use them in their school and college projects.
    • I have also often thought of them as possible research projects for students.
    • During the first 3 years, she helped them build a laboratory and plan research projects.
    • A couple of weeks ago your diarist was interviewed by pupils at a Lincolnshire school undertaking a history project.
    • I wrote this page due to the high number of email requests I have been receiving regarding helping students with school projects.
    • Glenn Williams suggested using multi-media projects made by college students and other artists to tell the story, as well.
    • I have seen students alter research projects to avoid IRB contact.
    • It will mark an excellent starting point for student research projects.
    • Availability of stipends may improve recruitment of students to conduct research projects.
    • They also shared ways to develop exit and alumni surveys and to evaluate student research projects.
    • One of the projects under-taken by the students was to publish and illustrate a book of poetry with a peace theme.
    • He is an adviser for the Dairy Science Club and has been a mentor for many undergraduate and high school students working on research projects.
    • When entering a science fair, you can choose either to do a team project or an individual project.
    • Each semester my students were assigned projects in which they had to research and interview someone from another culture.
    • Offshoots of timber, clothing, stained glass, old Christmas cards and CDs all featured in the projects undertaken by the students.
    • The ants are a school project in which the students hope to learn how low gravity may affect the ants' behavior.
    • The third and sixth years will be working on their school projects and parents and students will see them in action.
    • Current on-going projects include studying light interaction with skin and light interaction with the human eye.
    • Also, student research projects in particular courses have been described.
    • The service detects plagiarism by comparing students' assignments and projects to sources on the Internet and in its database.
  • 3housing project

    (in US)
    complejo de viviendas subvencionadas masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (beam/image/shadow) proyectar
      he projected the slides onto the wall proyectó las diapositivas en la pared
      • The direct and simple vision she projected was that running a country was essentially no different from running a household or a shop.
      • Screening continued beyond midnight - projected on a wall painted white the previous night.
      • The disc began to light up and then projected a transparent hologram of my father.
      • He hit a small button on the wall and a light turned on, projecting an image in the center of the room.
      • It will be able to project a light that glows in rhythm with the heartbeat of the runners.
      • A light source kept behind a white screen projects the shadow of the puppets on to it.
      • So now the viewing public must also project what meaning they can think of onto the object.
      • Therefore, there's no ideal image projected on a screen.
      • He has wonderful stage presence, projecting a friendly, enthusiastic and spontaneous persona.
      • Then we did a panel where Scott projected said slides and I sat with a microphone to interview Julie and extract whatever recollections were evoked by each cover.
      • You can be someone else, and can project yourself as a different person.
      • Instead of projecting a coherent alternative view, it did little more than reflect the petty fears haunting today's Quebecers.
      • The programme uses old TV footage projected onto famous buildings and modern scenes to give a sense of the dynamism and energy of an ever-changing city.
      • Their pictures will be scanned, they'll be interviewed and all of that will be projected onto the exhibition in the marquee.
      • Unsurprisingly, the article says that people viewing films projected using the new system find that films look a lot better than when projected using the older system
      • Take a look at the different ways you project yourself, and try to describe them.
      • For this he digitally projected all the chapters simultaneously onto a circular screen suspended in the air.
      • I projected on the building's domed theater the image of a man with his hands clasped behind his head - the position taken during an arrest and search.
      • Strewn throughout the theater are large pieces of fabric on which lights and photographs are projected.
      • Thousands of believers have visited the site, which many say at certain times and in certain lights projects the image of the Virgin Mary.
      • They are fettered, and can only see shadows of objects carried behind them, projected by the light of a fire onto the back wall of the cave.
      • Two beams of light were projected into the sky over Paris.
      • ‘I knew straight away that the view that was projected by the media, of the horror, was not necessarily going to be shared by the whole community,’ he says.
      • The image was projected on a large screen behind him.
      • The print itself I created by the ‘drawing of light’ as the image is projected and worked onto the photographic paper.
      • The three images were then projected onto a screen by three separate lanterns to reproduce the full colour image.
      • Depending on the position of the bracket, the image can be projected onto a surface in front of the phone or onto a wall.
      • This shows her success, founded on the ability to project an almost mythical femininity.

    • 1.2(convey)

      (voice/image/personality) proyectar
      he doesn't project himself very well no sabe presentarse / proyectarse
      • The name comes from the use of a horn bell to project the sound and often a horn reed cap as well.
      • Two hundred years ago, these very records reveal that flight was possible in great steel objects resembling birds and sound could be projected over thousands of miles.
      • As with most period pieces set in foreign lands, everyone speaks like they are projecting from the stage front at the Old Vic.
      • Just as the little old man with the wrinkled face projects the Voice of Oz, it is the judge's very humanity that makes him need to hide it.
      • It does so by measuring the noise close to the vessel and then projecting into the distance.
      • The same voice from before projected itself into the room once again.
      • They pressed forward in hopes of projecting their cheers a little louder.

    • 1.3Psychology

      proyectar
      to project sth onto sb/sth proyectar algo en algn/algo
      • For some reason, I'd projected such emotional and sentimental importance onto it.
      • All kinds of broader fears and sympathies have been projected on to the figure of ‘the asylum seeker’.
      • They aren't manipulating us, so much as projecting their own anxiety on to the rest of society.
      • Then again, maybe I'm just projecting my own political behaviour onto a wider section of the public than is justified.
      • We project them on to the outside world, but in truth they are only reflections of our internal world.
      • Unfortunately stars will always attract people who need someone to project their obsessions on to.
      • There are different definitions of the term, but one of them refers to a defense mechanism in which one projects one's undesirable qualities onto someone else.
      • The inkblot is known as a ‘projective’ test in that it assumes the patient will project certain ideas on to the picture that would normally be lost in defense mechanisms.
      • Yesterday they projected that anxiety on to different events, and tomorrow they will move on to something else.

  • 2formal

    (impel)
    (missile) lanzar
    (missile) proyectar
    upon impact they were projected forward salieron proyectados / despedidos hacia adelante con el impacto
    • The images also revealed how time past can be fossilised and projected to the present.
    • Projectiles are any items that can be thrown or projected into the face or path of an assailant to distract him, make him flinch, or to affect his eyesight momentarily.
    • Its head is broad and blunt and it has a largish mouth which, because of a series of joints, can be projected forward instantly like a telescopic tube.
    • Entrance to the station is by way of a single open arch, which is projected forward through the booking hall into a subway and four staircases leading to two island platforms.
    • Now he had been projected forward into the almost daylight of the actual shop.
    • As is the case with North American porcupines, the quills are loosely attached but can't be thrown or otherwise projected.
    • This creates a large round opening which projects forward and sucks food items into the mouth.
    • If somehow projected into the future, Kate would never believe what she saw.
  • 3

    • 3.1(extrapolate)

      (trends/costs/expenditure) hacer una proyección de
      (costs/expenditure/trends) extrapolar

    • 3.2(forecast)

      pronosticar
      the final cost greatly exceeded the projected figure el costo final sobrepasó en mucho la cifra prevista
      • Advertising budget was projected at just under $3 million, although the company declined to disclose actual figures.
      • Growth was now projected to hit 8.5 percent this year.
      • The after-tax payback period is projected at almost two years.
      • Overall investment return over five years is projected at five times the capital invested.
      • The airline's passengers were also projected to rise to about eight million from seven million in 2003.
      • On the basis of such verification we selected a trend model and projected the forecast results at the World Championships to be held in Birmingham in the October 1999.
      • Annual tax revenues are projected at 60 million leva, including 15 million leva in real estate tax.
      • Next year, the deficit is projected to decline to 1.2 percent of GDP.
      • He said that real GDP was projected at just over six per cent in 2004, because of the continued strong performance of the energy sector.
      • The 2002 executive budget revenue is projected at more than 6.9 billion leva, and spending at more than 7.5 billion leva.
      • The current account deficit is projected at 7.6 per cent and 6.9 per cent, respectively.
      • Dividend growth was projected at four percent per year, in line with its long-term trend.
      • The current budget's deficit is projected at 54.32 trillion rupiah.
      • GDP growth is projected at 5.3 per cent at the end of 2004.
      • Total cost savings are projected to reach £100m by the end of 2007.
      • Attendance is projected at 5.6 million in the park's first year of operation, rising to 10 million after about 15 years.
      • Wireless services revenue is projected to grow at a 10.4 % annual compound rate through 2008.
      • Oil revenue is projected at $18.1b, compared with $11.1b last year.
      • At that time, it was projected at $150 million and a build-out date of 2011.
      • Turnover per bar for the first year is projected at €150,000 to €200,000.

  • 4

    Mathematics
    proyectar

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (jut out)
    sobresalir
    the land projects out into the sea la tierra se adentra en el mar
    • A larval damselfly abdomen is longer and narrower with three fin-like gills projecting from the end.
    • The dramatic hollow cone projecting from the front of the headdress is understood as a beehive.
    • A spigot projecting from the otherwise cylindrical charge would have been used to locate it accurately on the catapult.
    • These effects are produced by fibres projecting from the hypothalamus to parasympathetic nuclei in the brain stem, and to sympathetic centres in the spinal cord.
    • They project laterally, ending in sharp points.
    • At every turn in the road she saw an arsenal of spears projecting from the bushes on either side.
    • The support has a width matching the length of the opening of the base and one end provided with pins projecting from both sides thereof.
    • That plan called for an 11-story structure that would have projected out over the Breuer building.
    • A prominent feature of the head of every specimen is a pair of strange rods, the occipital lamellae, projecting from the back of the cranium alongside the vertebrae.
    • On the outside of the bay, submerged ridges and pinnacles projecting from the sunken part of the crater rim approach the surface.
    • The steam escaped from the sphere from one or more bent tubes projecting from its equator, causing the sphere to revolve.
    • One key component is the alcohol tester, which includes a tube projecting from the instrument panel, a separate sniffing device and an ignition interlock.
    • Particular risks here are girders projecting from broken wreckage.
    • With the passage now comfortable walking size, almost square in cross section, I found a rock projecting from the wall that would be our final station.
    • The structure would have projected 36m into the lake and then turned 90 degrees and run for 70m parallel to the lakeshore.
    • They were in a high-ceilinged room, the walls covered in carved wooden panels with a number of marble busts set on shelves projecting from them.
    • The wooden chalets reminded us of the houses in Himachali villages with the upper floors projecting beyond the ground-level ones.
    • Typically the macaroni fork had five or more tines projecting from the end of the bowl.
    • Ladies are reminded that the regulation prohibiting unprotected hat pins projecting from hats will be rigidly enforced.
    • It is understood that the vehicle skidded after avoiding a car involved in another accident, mounted the verge and became impaled on a pole projecting from a crash barrier.
  • 2

    (come across)
    (actor/orator) proyectarse
    • She unconsciously projected what she was thinking, and part of him wanted to know what she was feeling.
    • One of the subliminal messages projected becomes ‘If I can endure the pain, can you?’