project


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

project management

In business, the process of organizing, planning, and executing a particular project. You can take all the training seminars you want, but at the end of the day, project management is the art of getting things done with whatever resources you have.
See also: management, project

between jobs

euphemism Unemployed. A: "I'm just between jobs right now." B: "OK, you've been out of work for six months. It's time to start looking for a new job." Just tell the recruiter that you're between jobs. She doesn't need to know that you got fired!
See also: job

between projects

euphemism Unemployed. A: "I'm just between projects right now." B: "OK, you've been out of work for six months. It's time to start looking for a new job." Just tell the recruiter that you're between projects. She doesn't need to know that you got fired!
See also: project

between jobs

 and between projects
Euph. unemployed. Interviewer: Tell me about your current position. Job candidate: I'm between jobs right now. When Jill was between projects, she took a computer class at the community college.
See also: job

project into something

to extend into something. The end of the grand piano projected into the next room, but she had to have a grand, nonetheless. The front of the car projected into the flower bed when it was parked, but that was all right.
See also: project

project something onto someone

to imagine that someone else experiences one's feelings, especially one's guilt or anger. Since you project your anger onto your best friends, you imagine you have gathered a number of angry people around you. You should not project your feelings onto other people.
See also: project

project something on (to) someone or something

 and project something upon someone or something
to show a picture, such as from a film, transparency, etc., onto something, such as a screen, wall, etc., or even onto a person. Henry projected the pictures onto the screen as he discussed each one. The teacher had to project the slides upon the wall.
See also: on, project
References in periodicals archive ?
Sharing project risks may force contractors into different business arrangements that some may not be entirely comfortable with, Frame says, while others, with a higher tolerance to risk, may be interested in these projects.
just because you pay for it over (the) lifetime of the project.
Don't use "gold-plated" requirements; that goes for personnel, purchased items, and the requirements for your project deliverables.
Students were asked to evaluate their overall SL experience at the conclusion of the project by completing a survey consisting of seven statements that they rated from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree.
that will have to be transported to the project from the company's home base.
Despite the contentions of anti-PLA factions, project labor agreements are not "union-only" projects.
Support of feasibility projects in the exploratory, prevention/intervention, and translation project areas within the NIOSH Construction Center is considered fundamental to sustaining the quality, breadth, and dynamics of this program.
Engineering, procurement and construction management services to plant upgrades, minor project and major capital projects.
The PMO's destination is efficient project delivery by translating these business requirements to PMO processes and functions.
The project file promises several important benefits regardless of the project's nature.
A research project committee was formed to review, critique, add, delete, and recommend changes to the survey drafts prior to conducting the pilot survey.
Marafiq is conducting this project as part of a series of projects to produce power and water for a very much increasing demand in support of a booming industrial economy in the Kingdom.
In the first phase of the BattleBots Project, cadet teams receive the project specifications and requirements and conduct a preliminary design and detailed analysis of the project and competition.
There's no question that a corporate relocation or redevelopment project benefits from the input of a professional project manager," says Raymond Quartararo, president of the firm.
Most importantly, project lenders will look at cash flow from these assets, which will determine the project's ability to service debt.