Information about English word CAST
Definitions of CAST
- To direct (one's eyes, gaze etc.).
- To add up (a column of figures, accounts etc.); cross-cast refers to adding up a row of figures.
- To perform, bring forth (a magical spell or enchantment).
- To throw (light etc.) on or upon something, or in a given direction.
- To give birth to (a child) prematurely; to miscarry.
- To shape (molten metal etc.) by pouring into a mould; to make (an object) in such a way.
- To twist or warp (of fabric, timber etc.).
- To bring the bows of a sailing ship on to the required tack just as the anchor is weighed by use of the headsail; to bring (a ship) round.
- To deposit (a ballot or voting paper); to formally register (one's vote).
- To change a variable type from, for example, integer to real, or integer to text.
- Of dogs, hunters: to spread out and search for a scent.
- To set (a bone etc.) in a cast.
- To open a circle in order to begin a spell or meeting of witches.
- To broadcast.
- An act of throwing.
- An instance of throwing out a fishing line.
- Something which has been thrown, dispersed etc.
- A small mass of earth "thrown off" or excreted by a worm.
- The collective group of actors performing a play or production together. Contrasted with crew.
- The casting procedure.
- An object made in a mould.
- A supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones.
- The mould used to make cast objects.
- The number of hawks (or occasionally other birds) cast off at one time; a pair.
- A squint.
- Visual appearance.
- The form of one's thoughts, mind etc.
- An animal, especially a horse, that is unable to rise without assistance.
- Animal and insect remains which have been regurgitated by a bird.
- A group of crabs.
- A broadcast.
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