noun cast·ing

: something made from material that hardens in a mold

Full Definition of CASTING

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

Examples of CASTING

  1. The workers make metal castings for truck engines.

First Known Use of CASTING

14th century

Rhymes with CASTING


noun cast·ing   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CASTING

:  the act or process of making casts or impressions or of shaping in a mold
:  something cast in a mold
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