What is cast?

  • (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
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cast:

Brigadoon - Recordings
... Source-Musicals101 1947 Original Broadway cast recording (incomplete, due to recording limitations of the period some lyrics were censored) 1954 Original motion ...
North Wildwood, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... John 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 ... 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 ... gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 57.7% of the vote here (987 ballots cast), ahead of both Democrat Jon Corzine with 32.9% (563 votes) and Independent Chris Daggett ...
New Brunswick, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... 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% (140 votes), among the 12,873 ballots cast by the township's ... John Kerry received 78.2% of the vote here (8,023 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W ... Bush with 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 49.5 ...
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 ... 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 ...
Full House - Production - Casting
... but because of his work as an on-air contributor to CBS's The Morning Program, John Posey was cast as Danny for the original pilot ... To comply 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): Formulate in a particular style or language.
    Example: "She cast her request in very polite language"
    Synonyms: frame, redact, put, couch
  • (noun): The visual appearance of something or someone.
    Example: "The delicate cast of his features"
    Synonyms: form, shape
  • (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): The distinctive form in which a thing is made.
    Example: "Pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
    Synonyms: mold, stamp
  • (verb): Choose at random.
    Example: "Cast lots"
    Synonyms: draw
  • (adj): (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold.
  • (noun): The act of throwing dice.
    Synonyms: roll
  • (verb): Deposit.
    Example: "Cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
  • (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
  • (verb): Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.
    Example: "Cast a bronze sculpture"
    Synonyms: mold, mould
  • (noun): A violent throw.
    Synonyms: hurl
  • (verb): Assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors.
    Example: "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
  • (verb): Put or send forth.
    Example: "Cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
    Synonyms: project, contrive, throw
  • (noun): Object formed by a mold.
    Synonyms: casting

Famous quotes containing the word cast:

    Like a bad doctor who has fallen down sick you are cast down, and cannot find what sort of drugs would cure your ailment.
    Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.)

    Shoals of corpses shall witness, mute, even to generations to come, before the eyes of men that we ought never, being mortal, to cast our sights too high.
    Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.)

    You may, or may not, have better child care instincts than your husband; but his can certainly be developed. If you don’t respect the natural parenting talents that each of you has, you may inadvertently cast the two of you into the skewed but complementary roles of the Expert and the Dumb Apprentice.
    Jean Marzollo (20th century)