Definitions for castingˈkæs tɪŋ, ˈkɑ stɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cast•ingˈkæs tɪŋ, ˈkɑ stɪŋ(n.)
the act of one that casts.
something that has been cast in a mold.
the act or process of choosing actors for a play, movie, etc.
the act or skill of throwing a fishing line using a rod and reel.
Ref: cast (def. 60). 70
Origin of casting:
object formed by a mold
the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
The act or process of selecting actors, singers, dancers, models, etc.
A manufacturing process using a mold.
The regurgitation of fur, feathers, and other undigestible material by hawks, to clean and empty their crops.
The excreta of an earthworm or similar creature.
the act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing
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
that which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting
the warping of a board
the act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc