casting

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See also: cásting

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English castynge, castand, equivalent to cast +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

casting

  1. present participle of cast

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English castyng, castinge, equivalent to cast +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

casting (countable and uncountable, plural castings)

  1. The act or process of selecting actors, singers, dancers, models, etc.
  2. A manufacturing process using a mold.
  3. An object made in a mold.
  4. The regurgitation of fur, feathers, and other undigestible material by hawks, to clean and empty their crops.[W]
  5. The excreta of an earthworm or similar creature.
  6. (programming) The act of converting between data types.
  7. (hunting) Of hounds, the act of spreading out and searching for a scent.
    • 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 77:
      "The dogs were no sooner let loose, than the hare was afoot. This time there was no stopping or casting, but the hounds were soon in full cry, and after half-an-hour's run, the hare came dancing down the moor towards me."
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English casting.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

casting m (plural castings)

  1. casting (selection of actors)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English casting.

Noun[edit]

casting m (invariable)

  1. casting (selection of actors)

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English casting.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

casting m inan

  1. casting (selection of performers)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • casting in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • casting in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English casting.

Noun[edit]

casting n (uncountable)

  1. casting

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English casting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkastin/, [ˈkas.t̪ĩn]

Noun[edit]

casting m (plural castings)

  1. casting

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.

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