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Definition

[n] a violent throw
[n] the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
[n] the act of throwing dice
[n] object formed by a mold
[n] bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
[n] container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
[n] the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features"
[n] the actors in a play
[n] the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
[adj] (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold
[v] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
[v] formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
[v] choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
[v] form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
[v] throw forcefully
[v] get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
[v] put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
[v] select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
[v] move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"
[v] deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
[v] assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"

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