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casting

verb
present participle of cast

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1 to throw or give off
  • spermaceti candles, made from whale oil, are known to cast an exceptionally bright light

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2 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal
  • cast her eyes skyward for signs of the rescue plane

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3 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form
  • carefully cast the letter of complaint as politely as possible

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4 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • cast a rock into the stream

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The first known use of casting was in the 14th century

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“Casting.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/casting. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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