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There are 22 entries related to CAST in the AudioEnglish.org dictionary.


1. What does CAST mean?
pronunciation
Definition 1/21 (9 senses as a noun, 11 senses as a verb, 1 sense as an adjective): Put or send forth

2. What does CAST ON mean?
pronunciation
Make the first row of stitches when knitting

3. What does CAST OFF mean?
pronunciation
Get rid of (this entry has two senses; see the dictionary for the second meaning).

4. What does CAST OUT mean?
pronunciation
Expel from a community or group (this entry has two senses; see the dictionary for the second meaning).

5. What does CAST-OFF mean?
pronunciation
Thrown away

6. What does DIE-CAST mean?
pronunciation
Formed by forcing molten metal into a die

7. What does CAST AWAY mean?
pronunciation
Throw or cast away

8. What does CAST DOWN mean?
pronunciation
Lower someone's spirits; make downhearted

9. What does CAST IRON mean?
pronunciation
It's an alloy of iron containing so much carbon that it is brittle and so cannot be wrought but must be shaped by casting

10. What does CAST-IRON mean?
pronunciation
Extremely robust

11. What does LEAF CAST mean?
pronunciation
It's a disease of conifers causing the needles to fall

12. What does SAND CAST mean?
pronunciation
Pour molten metal into a mold of sand

13. What does CAST ABOUT mean?
pronunciation
Search anxiously

14. What does CAST ASIDE mean?
pronunciation
Throw or cast away

15. What does CAST ANCHOR mean?
pronunciation
Secure a vessel with an anchor

16. What does CAST AROUND mean?
pronunciation
Search anxiously

17. What does NEEDLE CAST mean?
pronunciation
It's a disease of conifers causing the needles to fall

18. What does PLASTER CAST mean?
pronunciation
Bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal

19. What does ALLOY CAST IRON mean?
pronunciation
Cast iron containing alloying elements (usually nickel or chromium or copper or molybdenum) to increase the strength or facilitate heat treatment

20. What does CAST-IRON PLANT mean?
pronunciation
Evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant

21. What does SOFT-CAST STEEL mean?
pronunciation
Steel with less than 0.15% carbon

22. What does CAST OF CHARACTERS mean?
pronunciation
The actors in a play


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