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Meaning of TRAJECT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tra*ject"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trajected}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Trajecting}.] [L. trajectus, p. p. of trajicere to
    throw across; trans across + jacere to throw. See {Jet} a
    shooting forth.]
    To throw or cast through, over, or across; as, to traject the
    sun's light through three or more cross prisms. [R.] --Sir I.
    Newton.
    
    
  2. \Traj"ect\, n. [L. trajectus, fr. trajicere: cf. F.
    trajet, OF. traject. See {Traject}, v. t.]
    1. A place for passing across; a passage; a ferry. [Obs.]
       --Cotgrave.
    
    2. The act of trajecting; trajection.
    
    3. A trajectory. [R.] --I. Taylor.
    
    
 

 

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