undercast

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Broom icon.svg A user suggests that this English entry be cleaned up.
Please see the discussion on Requests for cleanup(+) for more information and remove this template after the problem has been dealt with.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English undercasten, equivalent to under- +‎ cast.

Noun[edit]

undercast (plural undercasts)

  1. Something viewed from above through another medium, as of clouds viewed from an airplane.
  2. (mining) An air-passage crossing a road in a mine by means of an airtight box or channel beneath it.

Verb[edit]

undercast (third-person singular simple present undercasts, present participle undercasting, simple past and past participle undercast)

  1. To allocate the parts in (a play or film) to insufficiently skilled actors.
  2. To throw under or beneath.

References[edit]

  • Noun: Dictionary.com
  • Verb: Concise Oxford English Dictionary Version 1.0

Anagrams[edit]