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project Idioms & Phrases


classroom project

  • noun a school task requiring considerable effort
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Counter project

  • a project, scheme, or proposal brought forward in opposition to another, as in the negotiation of a treaty. Swift.
Webster 1913

defense advanced research projects agency

  • noun the central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense; responsible for developing new surveillance technologies since 9/11
    DARPA.
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housing project

  • noun a housing development that is publicly funded and administered for low-income families
    public housing.
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human genome project

  • noun an international study of the entire human genetic material
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manhattan project

  • noun a former United States executive agency that was responsible for developing atomic bombs during World War II
  • noun code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
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pilot project

  • noun activity planned as a test or trial
    pilot program.
    • they funded a pilot project in six states
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research project

  • noun research into questions posed by scientific theories and hypotheses
    scientific research.
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water project

  • noun making an area of water more useful
    water program; water development.
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