casting

Primary Meanings of casting

1.
n
the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
2.
n
the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
3.
n
the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
Full Definitions of casting
1

n the act of creating something by casting it in a mold

Synonyms:
molding
Type of:
creating from raw materials
the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it

n object formed by a mold

Synonyms:
cast
Types:
death mask
a cast taken from the face of a dead person
block, cylinder block, engine block
a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine
life mask
a cast taken from the face of a living person
Type of:
copy
a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
2

n the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel

Synonyms:
cast
Types:
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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
Type of:
fishing, sportfishing
the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
3

n the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie

Type of:
choice, option, pick, selection
the act of choosing or selecting

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