Cast

Cast may refer to:

  • Cast member, (c.1631) a group of performers in a play, movie, or performing arts
  • Orthopedic cast, a protective shell which is used to help heal broken bones by holding the limb in place
  • In archaeology, a cavity formed by the decomposition of wood furnishings or human or animal remains, previously covered due to volcanic ash fall
  • The casting of magic spells
  • In falconry, flying two or more falconry birds together
  • Plaster cast, a copy made in plaster of another three-dimensional form, for example a sculpture
  • In computer science, typecast refers to explicitly changing the interpretation of the bit pattern representing a value, from one type to another.
  • In fishing, to cast a line refers to the act of throwing bait or a lure using a fishing line out over the water using a flexible fishing rod

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Famous quotes containing the word cast:

    ... stars that marked
    those in whose faces
    you had not
    looked. ‘They were cast out
    as if they were
    some animals, some beasts.’
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)

    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.)

    Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.
    Bible: Hebrew (KJ)