type-cast


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type′-cast`



v. -cast, -cast•ing,
adj. Print. v.t., v.i.
1. to cast (type).
adj.
2. (of text to be printed) having the type already cast.
[1875–80]

type•cast

(ˈtaɪpˌkæst, -ˌkɑst)

v.t. -cast, -cast•ing.
1. to cast (an actor) in a role that matches the actor's physique, personality, etc.
2. to cast (an actor) repeatedly or exclusively in the same kind of role.

type-cast


Past participle: type-cast
Gerund: type-casting

Imperative
type-cast
type-cast
Present
I type-cast
you type-cast
he/she/it type-casts
we type-cast
you type-cast
they type-cast
Preterite
I type-cast
you type-cast
he/she/it type-cast
we type-cast
you type-cast
they type-cast
Present Continuous
I am type-casting
you are type-casting
he/she/it is type-casting
we are type-casting
you are type-casting
they are type-casting
Present Perfect
I have type-cast
you have type-cast
he/she/it has type-cast
we have type-cast
you have type-cast
they have type-cast
Past Continuous
I was type-casting
you were type-casting
he/she/it was type-casting
we were type-casting
you were type-casting
they were type-casting
Past Perfect
I had type-cast
you had type-cast
he/she/it had type-cast
we had type-cast
you had type-cast
they had type-cast
Future
I will type-cast
you will type-cast
he/she/it will type-cast
we will type-cast
you will type-cast
they will type-cast
Future Perfect
I will have type-cast
you will have type-cast
he/she/it will have type-cast
we will have type-cast
you will have type-cast
they will have type-cast
Future Continuous
I will be type-casting
you will be type-casting
he/she/it will be type-casting
we will be type-casting
you will be type-casting
they will be type-casting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been type-casting
you have been type-casting
he/she/it has been type-casting
we have been type-casting
you have been type-casting
they have been type-casting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been type-casting
you will have been type-casting
he/she/it will have been type-casting
we will have been type-casting
you will have been type-casting
they will have been type-casting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been type-casting
you had been type-casting
he/she/it had been type-casting
we had been type-casting
you had been type-casting
they had been type-casting
Conditional
I would type-cast
you would type-cast
he/she/it would type-cast
we would type-cast
you would type-cast
they would type-cast
Past Conditional
I would have type-cast
you would have type-cast
he/she/it would have type-cast
we would have type-cast
you would have type-cast
they would have type-cast
Translations

type-cast

[ˈtaɪpˌkɑːst] adj (actor) → a ruolo fisso
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