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casting, present participle; cast, past tense; cast, past participle; casts, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Assign a part in a play, movie, or other production to (an actor)
    • - he was cast as the Spanish dancer
    • - a campaign for good nutrition, in which red meat is cast as the enemy
  2. Allocate parts in (a play, movie, or other production)
    • - assembling a great baseball team is as tricky as casting a play
  1. The actors taking part in a play, movie, or other production
    • - he draws sensitive performances from his inexperienced cast

  1. the actors in a play
  2. project: put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
  3. deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
  4. mold: container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
  5. select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
  6. the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
  7. A bow's cast is the distance it can shoot an arrow in archery.World Book Encyclopedia, 1972.
  8. The CERN Axion Solar Telescope (CAST) is an experiment in astroparticle physics to search for axions originating from the Sun. The experiment, sited at CERN in Switzerland, came online in 2002 with the first data-taking run starting in May 2003. ...
  9. Cast are an English rock band from Liverpool, formed in 1992 by John Power (vocals, guitar) and Peter Wilkinson (backing vocals, bass) after Power left The La's and Wilkinson's former band Shack had split. ...
  10. In computer science, type conversion or typecasting refers to changing an entity of one data type into another. This is done to take advantage of certain features of type hierarchies. ...
  11. Calpastatin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CAST gene.
  12. A cast is staple skill on uneven bars in artistic gymnastics. From front hang, a gymnast pikes (letting her knee to touch to bar) and slides upwards to handstand. Some gymnast may perform the move with straddled legs. It is a A move in the Code of Points.
  13. An act of throwing; Something which has been thrown, dispersed etc; A small mass of earth "thrown off" or excreted by a worm; The collective group of actors performing a play or production together. ...
  14. (casting) The act or process of selecting actors, singers, dancers, models, etc; A manufacturing process using a mold; The regurgitation of fur, feathers, and other undigestible material by hawks, to clean and empty their crops; The excreta of an earthworm or similar creature
  15. (CASTING) A general term applied to any part made by pouring molten metal into a mold.
  16. (casting) Explicit conversion from one data type to another.
  17. (Casting) Pouring a liquid material, or slurry, like concrete, into a mold or form whose physical form it will take on as it solidifies.
  18. (casting) A method for mass-producing metal or plastic letters or individual metal signs. Depending on the material, a rubber, metal, or sand form mold of the item to be cast is prepared. The molten material is then poured into the mold. ...
  19. (Casting) Process whereby molten pewter is poured into a mold to form the desired article.  This was the main way of forming pewter articles until the introduction of Britannia Metal allowed articles to be cold-formed from sheet metal. ...
  20. (CASTING) A process for making metal items that has been used for thousands of years. Molten metal is poured into a mold. There are different methods of casting including centrifugal (or investment), sand casting, and the lost wax process.
  21. A casting is a jewelry setting created using a mold. See Jewelry Television™’s online casting catalog.
  22. (Casting) A premature release of the cocked wrists on the forward swing that causes the club head to arrive at the ball of sequence ahead of the hands and arms. Also known as “hitting from the top.”
  23. (Casting) (1) An object at or near finished shape obtained by solidification of a substance in a mold. (2) Pouring molten metal into a mold to produce an object of desired shape.
  24. (Casting) The process of pouring molten glass into a form designed to receive that glass.  After the glass has cooled, that mold or the removing of the sand will then reflect the filled image.
  25. (CASTING) Model’s interview for a specific job or project.