Casting (disambiguation)

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Casting is a manufacturing process using a fluid medium in a mould, so as to produce a casting.

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:
    • casting, a synonym for Internet webcast broadcasting
    • the use of streaming through the likes of Google Cast
  • 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.

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