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Casting is a manufacturing process using a fluid medium in a mould, so as to produce a casting.
- Casting (metalworking) is one notable variant of this, using molten metal.
Casting can also refer to:
- a process in sculpture of converting plastic materials into more solid form, prior to patination or other surface treatment
- casting, moulting or shedding of hair in most breeds of dog and other mammals
- in bookkeeping, casting or footing is a method of summing a table of numbers by column (down)
- casting (performing arts), a pre-production process for selecting a cast of actors and other talent for a live or recorded performance, or models for a photo shoot or showing
- casting (fishing), the process whereby a bait, fly or lure is placed into or onto water to catch fish
- casting (falconry), anything given to a hawk to purge and cleanse its gorge
- an analogue of broadcasting or narrowcasting - for example:
- excretions from an earthworm, and the end product of vermicomposting
- type conversion in computer programming
- throwing, as in throwing dice or spears such as javelins
- casting magical spells, the usage of spells in many role-playing games. See also spell-caster.
- Cast (disambiguation)
- Castang (disambiguation)
- Fach, the German opera casting system
- Caster (disambiguation)
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