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Found 3 items, similar to cast.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: cast cetak, cor, melemparkan, membajui, membuang, mencetak, mengungkapkan, pelaku
English → English (WordNet) Definition: cast cast adj : (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold cast n 1: the actors in a play [syn: cast of characters, dramatis personae ] 2: container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens [syn: mold, mould] 3: the distinctive form in which a thing is made; “pottery of this cast was found throughout the region” [syn: mold, stamp] 4: the visual appearance of something or someone; “the delicate cast of his features” [syn: form, shape] 5: bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal [syn: plaster cast, plaster bandage] 6: object formed by a mold [syn: casting] 7: the act of throwing dice [syn: roll] 8: the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel [syn: casting] 9: a violent throw [syn: hurl] cast v 1: 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” [syn: project, contrive, throw] 2: deposit; “cast a vote”; “cast a ballot” 3: 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” 4: throw forcefully [syn: hurl, hurtle] 5: assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; “Who cast this beautiful movie?” 6: 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”; “They rolled from town to town” [syn: roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond] 7: form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; “cast a bronze sculpture” [syn: mold, mould] 8: get rid of; “he shed his image as a pushy boss”; “shed your clothes” [syn: shed, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off , throw away, drop] 9: choose at random; “draw a card”; “cast lots” [syn: draw] 10: formulate in a particular style or language; “I wouldn't put it that way”; “She cast her request in very polite language” [syn: frame, redact, put, couch] 11: 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” [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]
English → English (gcide) Definition: cast Gun \Gun\ (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which throws or propels a missile to a distance; any firearm or instrument for throwing projectiles, consisting of a tube or barrel closed at one end, in which the projectile is placed, with an explosive charge (such as guncotton or gunpowder) behind, which is ignited by various means. Pistols, rifles, carbines, muskets, and fowling pieces are smaller guns, for hand use, and are called small arms. Larger guns are called cannon, ordnance, fieldpieces, carronades, howitzers, etc. See these terms in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster] As swift as a pellet out of a gunne When fire is in the powder runne. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] The word gun was in use in England for an engine to cast a thing from a man long before there was any gunpowder found out. --Selden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) A piece of heavy ordnance; in a restricted sense, a cannon. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. (Naut.) Violent blasts of wind. [1913 Webster] Note: Guns are classified, according to their construction or manner of loading as rifled or smoothbore, breech-loading or muzzle-loading, cast or built-up guns; or according to their use, as field, mountain, prairie, seacoast, and siege guns. [1913 Webster] Armstrong gun, a wrought iron breech-loading cannon named after its English inventor, Sir William Armstrong. Big gun or Great gun, a piece of heavy ordnance; hence (Fig.), a person superior in any way; as, bring in the big guns to tackle the problem. Gun barrel, the barrel or tube of a gun. Gun carriage, the carriage on which a gun is mounted or moved. Gun cotton (Chem.), a general name for a series of explosive nitric ethers of cellulose, obtained by steeping cotton in nitric and sulphuric acids. Although there are formed substances containing nitric acid radicals, yet the results exactly resemble ordinary cotton in appearance. It burns without ash, with explosion if confined, but quietly and harmlessly if free and open, and in small quantity. Specifically, the lower nitrates of cellulose which are insoluble in ether and alcohol in distinction from the highest (pyroxylin) which is soluble. See Pyroxylin, and cf. Xyloidin. The gun cottons are used for blasting and somewhat in gunnery: for making celluloid when compounded with camphor; and the soluble variety (pyroxylin) for making collodion. See Celluloid, and Collodion. Gun cotton is frequenty but improperly called nitrocellulose. It is not a nitro compound, but an ester of nitric acid. Gun deck. See under Deck. Gun fire, the time at which the morning or the evening gun is fired. Gun metal, a bronze, ordinarily composed of nine parts of copper and one of tin, used for cannon, etc. The name is also given to certain strong mixtures of cast iron. Gun port (Naut.), an opening in a ship through which a cannon's muzzle is run out for firing. Gun tackle (Naut.), the blocks and pulleys affixed to the side of a ship, by which a gun carriage is run to and from the gun port. Gun tackle purchase (Naut.), a tackle composed of two single blocks and a fall. --Totten. Krupp gun, a wrought steel breech-loading cannon, named after its German inventor, Herr Krupp. Machine gun, a breech-loading gun or a group of such guns, mounted on a carriage or other holder, and having a reservoir containing cartridges which are loaded into the gun or guns and fired in rapid succession. In earlier models, such as the Gatling gun, the cartridges were loaded by machinery operated by turning a crank. In modern versions the loading of cartidges is accomplished by levers operated by the recoil of the explosion driving the bullet, or by the pressure of gas within the barrel. Several hundred shots can be fired in a minute by such weapons, with accurate aim. The Gatling gun, Gardner gun , Hotchkiss gun, and Nordenfelt gun, named for their inventors, and the French mitrailleuse, are machine guns. To blow great guns (Naut.), to blow a gale. See Gun, n., 3. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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