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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 ?
At last, at last, he saw the water mount up near him, and after casting in a few more pebbles he was able to quench his thirst and save his life.
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.
William rose, casting a tranquil glance over the enthusiastic crowd, and his keen eyes rested by turns on the three extremities of a triangle formed opposite to him by three persons of very different interests and feelings.
Because of the warmth of the day I had had several drinks before casting my ballot, and divers drinks after casting it.
The work of casting, boring, masonry, the transport of workmen, their establishment in an almost uninhabited country, the construction of furnaces and workshops, the plant, the powder, the projectile, and incipient expenses, would, according to the estimates, absorb nearly the whole.
The naked hulk alongside came, And the twain were casting dice; "The game is done!
Casting off his deck lashings, he seized the landing leather and slipped over the ship's side.
The governor claims, and has frequently exercised, the right of nomination, and is entitled to a casting vote in the appointment.
The President, who is the head of the executive department, is the presiding member also of the Senate; and, besides an equal vote in all cases, has a casting vote in case of a tie.
Casting a glance upon his wife and daughter, he drew a dagger from his breast and gave it to his companion, saying in Italian:--
All women are supposed to be like timid, startled fawns, blushing and casting down their gentle eyes when looked at and running away when spoken to; while we man are supposed to be a bold and rollicky lot, and the poor dear little women admire us for it, but are terribly afraid of us.
Then, casting one glance at the swelling of the soil, beneath which the body of the poor Frenchman reposed, he went back to his car.