side cast

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See also: sidecast and side-cast

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side cast (third-person singular simple present side casts, present participle side casting, simple past side casted, past participle side cast)

  1. Alternative form of sidecast
    • 2001, Central and Southern Florida Project, Water Preserve Areas, Broward: Environmental Impact Statement:
      The Comprehensive Plan indicated that material excavated from the canals would be side casted and shaped along side the canal.

Noun[edit]

side cast (countable and uncountable, plural side casts)

  1. Alternative form of sidecast
    • 2007, Tom Rosenbauer, Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide, →ISBN:
      When you false-cast with a side cast, your 9:00-to-1:00 power strokes can be nearly parallel to the water instead of perpendicular to it.
    • 2009, Simon Gawesworth, Single-Handed Spey Casting, →ISBN, page 126:
      The side cast has many uses; probably the most common is when you are faced with an overhanging tree and need to get your fly underneath—hopefully because there is a large fish there!

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