- A supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones.
verb (casts, casting, cast, )
- The doctor put a on the boy"s broken arm.
- The collective group of people performing a play or production together.
- He"s in the of Oliver.
- The casting procedure.
- A small mass of earth excreted by a worm.
- An object made in a mould.
- The mould used to make cast objects; as, a plaster cast.
- A squint.
- visual, Visual appearance.
- Her features had a delicate to them.
(rfex, the ones without)
- To throw forcefully.
Etymology: From (term, kasta, , to throw).
- He a stone at the dog.
- To throw something down or toss something aside.
- to away fear
- She the die.
- To throw a fishing line or net into the water.
- The fisherman the net into the sea.
- To assign a role in a play or performance.
- The director the part carefully.
- (computing) To change a variable type from, for example, integer to real, or integer to text.
- Casting is generally an indication of bad design.
- Make by pouring into a mould.
- (of animals) To lose the hair or fur of the coat, usually in spring.
- (context, of fabric) To twist or warp.
- (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.
- (nautical) To heave the lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water.
- (context, accountancy) To add up a column of figures; cross-cast refers to adding up a row of figures.
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