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cast·ing

 (kăs′tĭng)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of making casts or molds.
b. Something cast in a mold.
2. The act of throwing a fishing line or net.
3. Something cast off or out.
4. often castings A piece of excrement produced by an earthworm.
5. The selection of actors or performers for the parts of a presentation.

casting

(ˈkɑːstɪŋ)
n
1. (Metallurgy) an object or figure that has been cast, esp in metal from a mould
2. (Metallurgy) the process of transferring molten steel to a mould
3. (Theatre) the choosing of actors for a production
4. (Hunting) hunting the act of directing a pack of hounds over ground where their quarry may recently have passed so that they can quest for, discover, or recapture its scent
5. (Zoology) zoology another word for cast28, pellet4

cast•ing

(ˈkæs tɪŋ, ˈkɑ stɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of one that casts.
2. something that has been cast in a mold.
3. the act or process of choosing actors for a play, movie, etc.
4. the act or skill of throwing a fishing line using a rod and reel.
[1250–1300]

Casting

Another term for animal throwing. See also Throw.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Casting - object formed by a moldcasting - object formed by a mold    
copy - a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
death mask - a cast taken from the face of a dead person
cylinder block, engine block, block - a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
life mask - a cast taken from the face of a living person
2.Casting - the act of creating something by casting it in a moldcasting - the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
creating from raw materials - the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
3.casting - the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
fishing, sportfishing - the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
bait casting - the single-handed rod casting of a relatively heavy (artificial) bait
fly casting - casting an artificial fly as a lure
overcast - a cast that falls beyond the intended spot
surf casting, surf fishing - casting (artificial) bait far out into the ocean (up to 200 yards) with the waves breaking around you
4.casting - the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
selection, choice, option, pick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
Translations
auditionchargement par couléefonte

casting

[ˈkɑːstɪŋ]
A. N
1. (Tech) → pieza f fundida, pieza f de fundición
2. (Cine, Theat) → reparto m
B. CPD casting couch N (Cine) (hum) → diván m del director (del reparto)
casting vote Nvoto m decisivo, voto m de calidad

casting

[ˈkɑːstɪŋ] n
[actor] → casting m casting director
(= metal object) → pièce f fonduecasting director ndirecteur/trice m/f de castingcasting vote n (British)voix prépondérante (pour départager)
to use one's casting vote → utiliser son vote prépondérantcast iron nfonte fcast-iron [ˈkɑːstaɪən] adj
(= made of iron) [casserole, frying pan, fireplace] → en fonte
(= very strong) [guarantee, assurance] → en béton; [case] → irréfutable; [constitution, stomach] → de fer; [excuse, alibi] → en béton

casting

n
(Fishing) → Auswerfen nt; (Tech, Art: = act, object) → (Ab)guss m; (in plaster) → Abdruck m, → Abguss m
(Theat) → Rollenverteilung f, → Besetzung f

casting

:
casting couch
n (hum)Besetzungscouch f (hum inf); she got the part through the castingsie bekam die Rolle, weil sie mit dem Regisseur geschlafen hat
casting director
nBesetzungsleiter(in) m(f)
casting vote
nausschlaggebende Stimme; he used his castingseine Stimme gab den Ausschlag

casting

[ˈkɑːstɪŋ] n (object) → pezzo di fusione
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March left the room with speed, and casting herself upon the be, Jo cried and scolded tempestuously as she told the awful news to Beth and Amy.
Yes, he and Eradicate were having an argument about who should move a heavy casting from one of the shops.
Edna Pontellier, casting her eyes about, had finally kept them at rest upon the sea.
You appear to possess the privilege of a casting vote," returned Heyward; "we are three, while you have consulted no one but yourself.
It will be better in a day or two," he continued, casting a longing look towards the door--the first refuge of masculine weakness in an impending domestic emergency.
The sailors mark him; more and more certain grow their suspicions of him, and at last, fully to test the truth, by referring the whole matter to high Heaven, they fall to casting lots, to see for whose cause this great tempest was upon them.
Don't be afraid, my butter-boxes, cried Stubb, casting a passing glance upon them as he shot by; ye'll be picked up presently --all right --I saw some sharks astern --St.
This gentleman had a very quick eye for horses; and after he had welcomed his friend he said, casting his eye over me:
Jurgis's friend worked upstairs in the casting rooms, and his task was to make the molds of a certain part.
Legree had been casting up accounts and reading newspapers for some hours, while Cassy sat in the corner; sullenly looking into the fire.
From hilltops we saw fair green valleys lying spread out below, with streams winding through them, and island groves of trees here and there, and huge lonely oaks scattered about and casting black blots of shade; and beyond the valleys we saw the ranges of hills, blue with haze, stretching away in billowy per- spective to the horizon, with at wide intervals a dim fleck of white or gray on a wave-summit, which we knew was a castle.
About half-past nine or ten o'clock he came along the deserted street to where the Adored Unknown lived; he paused a moment; no sound fell upon his listening ear; a candle was casting a dull glow upon the curtain of a second-story window.