Definitions for upcastˈʌpˌkæst, -ˌkɑst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•castˈʌpˌkæst, -ˌkɑst(n.)

  1. something cast or thrown up, as soil in digging.

  2. (adj.)directed or thrown upward.

Origin of upcast:

1300–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. upcast(noun)

    air passage consisting of a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mine

Wiktionary

  1. upcast(Noun)

    A cast; a throw. - Shakespeare

  2. upcast(Noun)

    The ventilating shaft of a mine out of which the air passes after having circulated through the mine.

  3. upcast(Noun)

    An upset, as from a carriage.

  4. upcast(Noun)

    A taunt; a reproach. - Sir W. Scott

  5. upcast(Noun)

    A cast from subtype to supertype.

  6. upcast(Noun)

    A message transmitted via upcasting

  7. upcast(Verb)

    To cast or throw up; to turn upward.

  8. upcast(Verb)

    To taunt; to reproach; to upbraid.

  9. upcast(Verb)

    To cast from subtype to supertype.

  10. upcast(Verb)

    To broadcast a message or data to aircraft or satellites, especially via radio waves; as opposed to uplinking to a specific satellite or aircraft

  11. upcast(Adjective)

    Cast up; thrown upward; as, with upcast eyes. - Joseph Addison.

  12. Origin: From upcasten, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upcast(adj)

    cast up; thrown upward; as, with upcast eyes

  2. Upcast(noun)

    a cast; a throw

  3. Upcast(noun)

    the ventilating shaft of a mine out of which the air passes after having circulated through the mine; -- distinguished from the downcast. Called also upcast pit, and upcast shaft

  4. Upcast(noun)

    an upset, as from a carriage

  5. Upcast(noun)

    a taunt; a reproach

  6. Upcast(verb)

    to cast or throw up; to turn upward

  7. Upcast(verb)

    to taunt; to reproach; to upbraid

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