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traject

[ truh-jekt ]
/ trəˈdʒɛkt /
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verb (used with object) Archaic.

to transport, transmit, or transpose.

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Origin of traject

1545–55; <Latin trājectus (past participle of trāicere to cast, throw over or across), equivalent to trā- (variant of trāns-trans-) + -jec- (combining form of jacere to throw) + -tus past participle suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM traject

tra·jec·tion, noun

Words nearby traject

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Example sentences from the Web for traject

  • In many places the only traject was a narrow ledge, with deep precipices beneath, and often steep, rugged acclivities above.

    Some Heroes of Travel|W. H. Davenport Adams
  • But the heat proved insupportable, driving them to make a second experiment of the river traject.

    Some Heroes of Travel|W. H. Davenport Adams

British Dictionary definitions for traject

traject
/ (trəˈdʒɛkt) /

verb

(tr) archaic to transport or transmit

Derived forms of traject

trajection, noun

Word Origin for traject

C17: from Latin trājectus cast over, from trāicere to throw across, from trans- + iacere to throw
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