upcast

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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 periodicals archive ?
40 this morning the whole neighbourhood of the Naval Collieries, Penygraig, was shaken by an explosion of gas in the two pits, one of which is the down-take and the other the upcast shaft.
Currently, he's building another headstock for the upcast shaft, the one used to ventilate the mine.
The two splits rejoin on the return to the upcast shaft.