What is cast?

  • (adj): (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cast:

The Brady Bunch - Cast and Characters - Main
... The regular cast appeared in an opening title sequence in which video head shots were arranged in a three-by-three grid, with each cast member appearing to look at the other cast members ... Although many actors who become type-cast into the roles they played on a particular series resent this, the cast of The Brady Bunch express a contrary attitude ...
New Brunswick, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... Democrat Barack Obama received 83.3% of the vote here (10,717 cast), ahead of Republican John McCain with 14.8% (1,899 votes) and other candidates with 1.1% (1 ... election, Democrat John Kerry received 78.2% of the vote here (8,023 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W. 19.7% (2,018 votes) and other candidates with 0.7% (143 votes), among the 10,263 ballots cast by the township's 20,734 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of ...
North Wildwood, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... McCain received 58.0% of the vote here (1,415 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama, who received 39.6% (967 votes), with 2,441 ballots cast among the city's 3,263 registered voters ... Bush received 56.4% of the vote here (1,556 ballots cast), outpolling Democrat John Kerry, who received around 42.0% (1,158 votes), with 2,760 ballots cast among the city's 4,001 registered voters, for a ... gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 57.7% of the vote here (987 ballots cast), ahead of both Democrat Jon Corzine with 32.9% (56 ...
Brigadoon - Recordings
... Source-Musicals101 1947 Original Broadway cast recording (incomplete, due to recording limitations of the period some lyrics were censored) 1954 Original motion picture ...
Full House - Production - Casting
... work as an on-air contributor to CBS's The Morning Program, John Posey was cast as Danny for the original pilot ... with child labor laws, twins Ashley and Mary-Kate were cast to alternate during tapings ... All seven of the original cast members remained with the show through its entire eight-year run ...

More definitions of "cast":

  • (verb): Assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors.
    Example: "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
  • (verb): Formulate in a particular style or language.
    Example: "She cast her request in very polite language"
    Synonyms: frame, redact, put, couch
  • (noun): The act of throwing dice.
    Synonyms: roll
  • (verb): Deposit.
    Example: "Cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
  • (verb): Select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet.
    Example: "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
  • (noun): A violent throw.
    Synonyms: hurl
  • (verb): Choose at random.
    Example: "Cast lots"
    Synonyms: draw
  • (noun): The visual appearance of something or someone.
    Example: "The delicate cast of his features"
    Synonyms: form, shape
  • (noun): The distinctive form in which a thing is made.
    Example: "Pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
    Synonyms: mold, stamp
  • (noun): Object formed by a mold.
    Synonyms: casting
  • (verb): Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.
    Example: "Cast a bronze sculpture"
    Synonyms: mold, mould
  • (noun): The act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel.
    Synonyms: casting
  • (noun): Container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.
    Synonyms: mold, mould
  • (noun): Bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal.
    Synonyms: plaster cast, plaster bandage
  • (verb): Put or send forth.
    Example: "Cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
    Synonyms: project, contrive, throw

Famous quotes containing the word cast:

    For it is with the mysteries of our religion, as with wholesome pills for the sick, which swallowed whole, have the virtue to cure; but chewed, are for the most part cast up again without effect.
    Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679)

    What is the use of “good” painting? We want a spell cast upon the optical part of our existence! We seldom really see the world, but when we do, we become as still as a picture.
    Robert Musil (1880–1942)

    Who first seduc’d them to that fowl revolt?
    Th’ infernal Serpent; he it was, whose guile
    Stird up with Envy and Revenge, deceiv’d
    The Mother of Mankinde, what time his Pride
    Had cast him out from Heav’n, with all his Host
    Of Rebel Angels,
    John Milton (1608–1674)