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up·cast

 (ŭp′kăst′)
adj.
Directed or thrown upward: upcast volcanic ash.
n.
1. Something cast upward.
2. A ventilating shaft, as in a mine.

upcast

(ˈʌpˌkɑːst)
n
1. material cast or thrown up
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mine. Compare downcast3
3. (Geological Science) geology (in a fault) the section of strata that has been displaced upwards
adj
directed or thrown upwards
vb, -casts, -casting or -cast
(tr) to throw or cast up

up•cast

(ˈʌpˌkæst, -ˌkɑst)

n.
1. something cast or thrown up, as soil in digging.
adj.
2. directed or thrown upward.
[1300–50]

upcast


Past participle: upcast
Gerund: upcasting

Imperative
upcast
upcast
Present
I upcast
you upcast
he/she/it upcasts
we upcast
you upcast
they upcast
Preterite
I upcast
you upcast
he/she/it upcast
we upcast
you upcast
they upcast
Present Continuous
I am upcasting
you are upcasting
he/she/it is upcasting
we are upcasting
you are upcasting
they are upcasting
Present Perfect
I have upcast
you have upcast
he/she/it has upcast
we have upcast
you have upcast
they have upcast
Past Continuous
I was upcasting
you were upcasting
he/she/it was upcasting
we were upcasting
you were upcasting
they were upcasting
Past Perfect
I had upcast
you had upcast
he/she/it had upcast
we had upcast
you had upcast
they had upcast
Future
I will upcast
you will upcast
he/she/it will upcast
we will upcast
you will upcast
they will upcast
Future Perfect
I will have upcast
you will have upcast
he/she/it will have upcast
we will have upcast
you will have upcast
they will have upcast
Future Continuous
I will be upcasting
you will be upcasting
he/she/it will be upcasting
we will be upcasting
you will be upcasting
they will be upcasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been upcasting
you have been upcasting
he/she/it has been upcasting
we have been upcasting
you have been upcasting
they have been upcasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been upcasting
you will have been upcasting
he/she/it will have been upcasting
we will have been upcasting
you will have been upcasting
they will have been upcasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been upcasting
you had been upcasting
he/she/it had been upcasting
we had been upcasting
you had been upcasting
they had been upcasting
Conditional
I would upcast
you would upcast
he/she/it would upcast
we would upcast
you would upcast
they would upcast
Past Conditional
I would have upcast
you would have upcast
he/she/it would have upcast
we would have upcast
you would have upcast
they would have upcast
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upcast - air passage consisting of a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mineupcast - air passage consisting of a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mine
air duct, air passage, airway - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
Translations

upcast

[ˈʌpkɑːst] N (Min) (also upcast shaft) → pozo m de ventilación
References in classic literature ?
In various enchanted attitudes, like the standing, or stepping, or running skeletons in Herculaneum, others remained rooted to the deck; but all their eyes upcast.