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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.
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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
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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]
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Casting

Another term for animal throwing. See also Throw.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
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"
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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
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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
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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
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casting

[ˈkɑːstɪŋ] n (object) → pezzo di fusione
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In following the lost-wax process, Oxman presented Pennsylvania Precision with a pattern made of resin, which was coated in liquid ceramic to create a quarter- to half-inch shell.
Small household industries have grown about their cast brass bolo handles, figurines and betel-nut containers and other ornaments, using the lost-wax process,' the NCCA noted.
Mukul Goyal, a product designer, is one such entrepreneur, who works with metal artisans and develops new products that were made by the ancient technique of lost-wax process. Mukul established his business--one that made stylish products for everyday use that were desirable in outlook and exciting to use.