Meaning of CASTING in English


/kas"ting, kah"sting/ , n.

1. the act or process of a person or thing that casts.

2. something cast; any article that has been cast in a mold.

3. the act or process of choosing actors to play the various roles in a theatrical production, motion picture, etc.

4. the act or skill of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel: I'll have to improve my casting if I'm ever going to learn to fish well.

5. Zool. cast (def. 70).

[ 1250-1300; ME; see CAST 1 , -ING 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .