Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
casting /'kɑ:stiɳ/
  • danh từ
    • sự đổ khuôn, sự đúc
    • vật đúc
Concise Dictionary
+the actors in a play
+container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
+the distinctive form in which a thing is made
+the visual appearance of something or someone
+bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
+object formed by a mold
+the act of throwing dice
+the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
+a violent throw
+put or send forth
+select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
+throw forcefully
+assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
+move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
+form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
+get rid of
+choose at random
+formulate in a particular style or language
+eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
+(of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 throw, toss, pitch, shy, lob, thrust, chuck:
In his next cast, the bowler lightly struck the jack.
2 dramatis personae, actors and actresses, players, performers, troupe, company:
We invited the cast to a party after the show.
3 form, shape, mould; formation, formulation, arrangement:
She can appreciate the turn of the phrase, the happy cast and flow of the sentence.
4 model, casting, mould; stamp, type:
The Ming vase was copied from a cast. There are not many men of the cast of Crocker.
5 twist, turn, irregularity, warp; squint:
The mare had a cast in her gallop. The pirate had a cast in his left eye.
6 turn, inclination, bent, hint, touch; tinge, tint, colouring:
He has a melancholy cast of mind.
7 throw, toss, pitch, fling, sling, hurl, dash, send, Colloq chuck, shy:
She tore off the gold necklace and cast it into the lake.
8 assign, delegate, appoint, designate, name, nominate, choose, pick, select:
He has cast me as the villain in his little drama.
9 form, mould, found:
The king's death-mask, cast in plaster, was on the floor of the tomb.
10 cast about for. search for, look for, seek:
He was casting about for an excuse to avoid going to the Fordyces' for dinner.
11 cast aside. reject, discard, cast or throw away or out, get rid of:
The expensive toys had been cast aside and the children were playing with the boxes and wrappings.
12 cast away. maroon, shipwreck:
Jim O'Shea was cast away upon an Indian isle.
13 cast off. throw off, shed, doff:
One's upbringing cannot be cast off like an old overcoat.
14 cast out. expel, drive out, throw out, evict, eject, oust, exile, remove, cast aside:
She was cast out of the house by her mother, who had married a biker.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] the process of choosing actors for a play or film/movie: Casting was completed by May. + an odd piece of casting + a casting director
2 [C] an object made by pouring hot liquid metal, etc. into a MOULD (= a specially shaped container)

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