typecast

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type + cast

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typecast (third-person singular simple present typecasts, present participle typecasting, simple past and past participle typecast or typecasted)

  1. To cast an actor in the same kind of role repeatedly.
  2. To identify someone as being of a specific type because of their appearance, colour, religion etc.
  3. (computing, programming) To cast (change of data type of a variable or object).
    Typecasting in Java.
    Does anyone know how to typecast a String in Java into an int?

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