Cast

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Cast may refer to:

Arts[edit]

Science and medicine[edit]

People[edit]

  • P. C. Cast (born 1960), American romance/fantasy coauthor of the House of Night series with her daughter Kristin Cast
  • Kristin Cast (born 1986), coauthor of the House of Night series with her mother P.C. Cast

Other uses[edit]

  • Cast, in archaeology, a cavity formed by the decomposition of wood furnishings or human or animal remains, previously covered due to volcanic ash fall
  • Cast, the casting of magic spells
  • Cast, in falconry, flying two or more falconry birds together
  • Plaster cast, a copy made in plaster of another three-dimensional form, for example a sculpture
  • Type conversion, in computer science is explicitly changing the interpretation of the bit pattern representing a value, from one type to another
  • Cast, in fishing, to cast a line refers to the act of throwing bait or a lure using a fishing line out over the water using a flexible fishing rod
  • Cast, Finistère, a commune of the Finistère département, in France
  • Cast (archery), the distance a bow can shoot its arrow

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