n.1.The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing.
2.The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold.
3.That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting.
4.The warping of a board.
5.The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc.
Casting of draperies
the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture.
Casting line
(Fishing) the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line.
Casting net
a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left.
Casting voice
the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided.
Casting weight
a weight that turns a balance when exactly poised.
- B. Trumbull.
Noun1.casting - object formed by a mold
Synonyms: cast
2.Castingcasting - the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
Synonyms: molding
3.casting - the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
Synonyms: cast
4.casting - the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
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Casting line
casting lots
Casting net
Casting of draperies
casting the runes
Casting voice
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Casting weight
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