traject

[ truh-jekt ]
/ trəˈdʒɛkt /

verb (used with object) Archaic.

to transport, transmit, or transpose.

Nearby words

  1. traitoress,
  2. traitorous,
  3. traitorously,
  4. traitress,
  5. trajan,
  6. trajectile,
  7. trajection,
  8. trajectory,
  9. trakl,
  10. tralee

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

Related formstra·jec·tion, noun

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Examples 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


British Dictionary definitions for traject

traject

/ (trəˈdʒɛkt) /

verb

(tr) archaic to transport or transmit
Derived Formstrajection, 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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