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Synonyms for cast

Synonyms for cast

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to send out heat, light, or energy

to ascertain by mathematics

to combine (figures) to form a sum

cast about: to try to find something

cast out: to rid one's mind of

a disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood

a hollow device for shaping a fluid or plastic substance

the external outline of a thing

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

a shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation

Synonyms for cast

container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

the distinctive form in which a thing is made

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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


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the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel

a violent throw


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put or send forth


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select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet

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

choose at random


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formulate in a particular style or language

References in periodicals archive ?
The presence of brown or cola coloured urine with red blood cell casts (RBC) and deformed RBCs confirms the glomerular origin of hematuria (2).
Kidney problems during pregnancy are more likely to be related to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) renal disease than to preeclampsia if the patient exhibits clinical symptoms of active SLE, has an elevated anti--double stranded DNA antibody, or has detectable red blood cell casts in the urine, she said.
By clicking the identification number of an examinee, supervisors can do a more detailed analysis, allowing them to identify sediment structure categories (e.g., casts) and specific structures within a category (e.g., red blood cell casts) that are problematic to an individual.
In such cases, it is reasonable to perform a microscopic examination of the urinary sediment looking for signs of glomerular disease (especially red blood cell casts and dysmorphic red blood cells).