Meaning of CASTING in English

CASTING

n.

Function: noun

Date: 14th century

1 : something (as the excrement of an earthworm) that is cast out or off

2 : the act of one that casts: as a : the throwing of a fishing line by means of a rod and reel b : the assignment of parts and duties to actors or performers

3 : something cast in a mold

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.