Meaning of CASTING in English

CASTING

noun Date: 14th century something (as the excrement of an earthworm) that is cast out or off, the act of one that casts: as, the throwing of a fishing line by means of a rod and reel, the assignment of parts and duties to actors or performers, something cast in a mold

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