Complete Definition of "cast"

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English

rank|tree|cost|value|783|cast|speaking|circumstances|sitting

Pronunciation
a|UK: AHD|käst, IPA|/kÉËst/, SAMPA|/kA:st/
a|US: AHD|kÄst, IPA|/kæst/, SAMPA|/k{st/
audio|en-us-cast.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ÉËst
Homophones
caste

Etymology
From ON. term|kasta||to throw.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones.

#: The doctor put a cast on the boyâs broken arm.

  1. The collective group of people performing a play or production together.

#: Heâs in the cast of Oliver.

  1. The casting procedure.
  2. A small mass of earth excreted by a worm.
  3. An object made in a mould.
  4. The mould used to make cast objects; as, a plaster cast.
  5. A squint.
  6. visual|Visual appearance.

#: Her features had a delicate cast to them.

rfex|the ones without

Related terms
plaster cast

Translations
trans-top|supportive and immobilising device
Dutch: t+|nl|gips|m, t-|nl|spalk|m
Finnish: t+|fi|kipsi
Arabic: ÙرÙÙ ,Ùطرح,ÙÙزع اÙادÙار عÙ٠اÙÙÙØ«ÙÙÙ
German: t-|de|Gips|m, t-|de|Gipsverband|m
Indonesian: t-|id|gips|xs=Indonesian
Italian: gesso m, ingessatura f <ref name=oxf-par>Oxford-Paravia Concise â Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese. Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003 (in collaboration with Oxford University Press). W:Wikipedia:book sources| ISBN 8839551107. Online version</ref>
trans-mid
French: t-|fr|plâtre
Japanese: ã®ãã¹ (gibusu) / ã®ãã¹ (gipusu)
Mandarin: ç³è (shígÄo)
Spanish: escayola italbrac|Spain, yeso m italbrac|Latin America
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trans-top|group of people performing a play
Dutch: t+|nl|bezetting|f, t-|nl|rolbezetting|f, t-|nl|cast|m
Finnish: t-|fi|näyttelijä|alt=näyttelijät
Italian: t-|it|cast|m <ref name=oxf-par/>
trans-mid
Japanese: æ¼å¥ (ãããã, ensÅ)
Portuguese: elenco
Spanish: reparto (obra escénica) m
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trans-top|casting procedure
Dutch: t-|nl|rolverdeling|f, t-|nl|casten|n, t-|nl|casting|f
Finnish: t-|fi|valu, t-|fi|valaminen
trans-mid
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trans-top|small mass of earth excreted by a worm
trans-mid
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trans-top|object made in a mould
Dutch: t-|nl|afgietsel|n
Finnish: t-|fi|valos, t-|fi|valu
Italian: calco m, forma f <ref name=oxf-par/>
trans-mid
ttbc|Spanish: molde m
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trans-top|mould used to make cast objects
Dutch: t+|nl|vorm|m, t+|nl|mal|f
Finnish: t-|fi|muotti, t-|fi|valumuotti
Italian: stampo m, calco m <ref name=oxf-par/>
trans-mid
ttbc|Spanish: molde m
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trans-top|squint
Dutch: t+|nl|blik|m, t-|nl|zijwaartse t+|nl|blik|m
Finnish: t-|fi|vilkaisu, t-|fi|karsastus
trans-mid
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trans-top|visual appearance
Dutch: t-|nl|schijn|m
Finnish: t-|fi|piirre|alt=piirteet
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Verb
en-verb|casts|casting|cast|

  1. To throw forcefully.

#: He cast a stone at the dog.

  1. To throw something down or toss something aside.

#: to cast away fear
#: She cast the die.

  1. To throw a fishing line or net into the water.

#: The fisherman cast the net into the sea.

  1. To assign a role in a play or performance.

#: The director cast the part carefully.

  1. computing To change a variable type from, for example, integer to real, or integer to text.

#: Casting is generally an indication of bad design.

  1. Make by pouring into a mould.
  2. (of animals) To lose the hair or fur of the coat, usually in spring.
  3. context|of fabric To twist or warp.
  4. nautical To bring the bows of a sailing ship on to the required tack just as the anchor is weighed by use of the headsail.
  5. nautical To heave the lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water.
  6. context|accountancy To add up a column of figures; cross-cast refers to adding up a row of figures.

rfex

Related terms
cast away
casting call
casting couch
cast iron
cast off
cast on
the die is cast
cast the first stone
cross-cast

Translations
trans-top|throw forcefully
Dutch: t+|nl|werpen, t+|nl|gooien, i|Flemish t-|nl|smijten
Finnish: t-|fi|paiskata, t+|fi|heittää
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trans-top|throw down
Dutch: t+|nl|werpen, t-|nl|neergooien, t-|nl|afweren, t-|nl|afwerpen
Finnish: heittää pois / menemään
trans-mid
Italian: gettare, lanciare, i|dice tirare, i|light, shadow gettare <ref name=oxf-par/>
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trans-top|throw a fishing line or net into the water
Dutch: t-|nl|uitgooien
Finnish: heittää (verkko, pyydys, siima etc.)
trans-mid
Italian: gettare, lanciare <ref name=oxf-par/>
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trans-top|assign a role in a play or performance
Dutch: t+|nl|een t+|nl|rol|f t-|nl|toewijzen/t+|nl|geven
Finnish: antaa rooli
Hebrew: ×××ק (le'laheq)
trans-mid
Italian: assegnare una parte <ref name=oxf-par/>
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trans-top|change the type of a variable
Dutch: t-|nl|omzetten, t-|nl|casten
trans-mid
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trans-top|make by pouring into a mould
Dutch: t+|nl|gieten
Finnish: t-|fi|valaa
French: t+|fr|couler, t+|fr|fondre
trans-mid
Italian: i|plaster colare, fondere, i|metal gettare <ref name=oxf-par />
Kurdish: KUchar|داÚشتÙ
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trans-top|of fabric: twist or warp
Finnish: t-|fi|vääntää
trans-mid
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trans-top|bring the sailing ship on to the required tack just as the anchor is weighed
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|heave a lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water
Dutch: t-|nl|peilen
Finnish: t-|fi|luodata
trans-mid
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trans-top|add up a column of figures
Finnish: lisätä sarake
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Proverbs
cast not a clout til May be out

References
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Category:English irregular verbs
Category:English simple past forms
Category:English irregular simple past forms
Category:English past participles
Category:English irregular past participles


Catalan

Adjective
ca-adj|fcasta|mplcasts|fpl=castes

  1. chaste

Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|/kÉËst/

Noun
nl-noun2|m

  1. #English|cast i|people performing a movie

Italian

Noun
cast

  1. #English|cast i|people performing a movie

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