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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
References in classic literature ?
The casting of the lots went on rapidly among the officers and men.
Casting down your bucket among my people, helping and encouraging them as you are doing on these grounds, and to education of head, hand, and heart, you will find that they will buy your surplus land, make blossom the waste places in your fields, and run your factories.
I know coloured men who, through the encouragement, help, and advice of Southern white people, have accumulated thousands of dollars' worth of property, but who, at the same time, would never think of going to those same persons for advice concerning the casting of their ballots.
It was composed of four members of great technical knowledge, Barbicane (with a casting vote in case of equality), General Morgan, Major Elphinstone, and J.
Miller set out with his companions, under guidance of the two Snakes, on the 10th of October; and much did it grieve the friends of that gentleman to see him thus wantonly casting himself loose upon savage life.
Casting a glance upon his wife and daughter, he drew a dagger from his breast and gave it to his companion, saying in Italian:--
Bartolomeo frowned heavily, casting a terrible look at the captain, as if he made him responsible for the misfortunes that this refusal might occasion.
Casting a rapid glance at all those in the room and noticing the count's confessor there, she glided up to him with a sort of amble, not exactly bowing yet seeming to grow suddenly smaller, and respectfully received the blessing first of one and then of another priest.
He noticed that they whispered to one another, casting significant looks at him with a kind of awe and even servility.
Most magnesium castings currently are made using two processes: sand casting and diecasting-related technologies.
The process eliminates the need for a physical master model, and reduces tooling expense since only one mold half is made, and that is for low-pressure casting.
Most often, when this situation is investigated, the manufacturer of the casting will report that the problem was not the fault of the casting itself.