cast

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cast

noun

Definition of CAST

1
a declaration that something will happen in the future <stock market analysts offered an optimistic cast for the coming year>
2
a property that becomes apparent when light falls on an object and by which things that are identical in form can be distinguished <the walls had a slight yellowish cast>
Near Antonyms achromatism
3
an instance of looking especially briefly <a mischievous cast in his eye when we asked what our destination would be>
4
facial appearance regarded as an indication of mood or feeling <his face took on a somewhat sad cast when we asked how his ill wife was faring>
5
the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance <the lovely cast of the baby's features>

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