- To cast an actor in the same kind of role repeatedly.
- To identify someone as being of a specific type because of their appearance, colour, religion etc.
Translations: Etymology: (wikipedia, dab=typecast)type + cast
- (computing, programming languages) Changing an entity (a variable or an object) of one datatype into another. In other words, typecasting allows you to take a value that belongs to one type and "cast" it into another type. See also: type conversion.
- Typecasting in Java.
- Does anyone know how to a String in Java into an int?
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