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Synonyms for casting

object formed by a mold

the act of creating something by casting it in a mold

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

the choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie

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The rough floor was spread with deep green moss, and over wall and roof grew flowery vines, filling the air with their sweet breath; while above played the clear, soft light, casting rosy shadows on the glittering drops that lay among the fragrant leaves; and beneath the vines stood Violet, casting crumbs to the downy little moles who ran fearlessly about and listened as she sang to them.
His own, so cold and dark and dreary, his empty gardens where no flowers could bloom, no green trees dwell, or gay birds sing, all desolate and dim;--and while he gazed, his own Spirits, casting off their dark mantles, knelt before him and besought him not to send them forth to blight the things the gentle Fairies loved so much.
I think I see a chance here of working my way into her good graces, and casting a little needful dust into those handsome black eyes of hers.
Most magnesium castings currently are made using two processes: sand casting and diecasting-related technologies.
Knowing the chemical specifications and the heat treatment of castings is critical to trying to understand casting life.
com/reports/c41329) has announced the addition of Industrial Castings - Global Strategic Business Report to their offering.
Die castings ranging from complex automotive components that contribute to better performance and fuel economy to a miniature wire connector that provides foolproof assembly were among the 10 die castings honored by the North American Die Casting Association as winners of the 2006 International Die Casting Competition.
Thus, micro porosity prediction includes porosity variance due to hydrostatic pressure in gravity castings, intensification effects in high pressure die castings or low pressure permanent mold castings and the evolution of gasses, such as hydrogen content in aluminum.
Alcoa Howmet Castings has been picked by CESA to provide two components for the Airbus 380.
The use of low-density alumina silicate ceramic (LDASC) in molds and cores reduces heat extraction from liquid metal and slows cooling and solidification rates, which can eliminate many of the defects that often occur in castings with thin walls (less than 3 mm.
Metalcasting facilities must maintain considerable control over their processes to ship high-integrity castings reliably and on time.
Impact Of The Seed Processing Parameters On The Microstructure And Resulting Mechanical Properties OfA356 Alloy Castings (06-125)