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- Cast up; thrown upward.
- with upcast eyes
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upcast (plural upcasts)
- (bowling) A cast; a throw.
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- (mining) The ventilating shaft of a mine out of which the air passes after having circulated through the mine.
- (Scotland) An upset, as from a carriage.
- (Scotland) A taunt; a reproach.
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- (computing) A cast from subtype to supertype.
- A message transmitted via upcasting.
- (mining): downcast
- (transitive, obsolete) To cast or throw up; to turn upward.
- (transitive, Scotland) To taunt; to reproach; to upbraid.
- (transitive, computing) To cast from subtype to supertype.
- To broadcast a message or data to aircraft or satellites, especially via radio waves; as opposed to uplinking to a specific satellite or aircraft