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casting

Definitions of casting
  1. noun
    the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    synonyms: molding
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    type of:
    creating from raw materials
    the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
  2. noun
    object formed by a mold
    synonyms: cast
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    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
  3. noun
    the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
    synonyms: cast
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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
  4. noun
    the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
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    type of:
    choice, option, pick, selection
    the act of choosing or selecting
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